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It was reported that Chiwetel Ejiofor was cast in the big-screen adaptation of Doctor Strange, and it’s just been announced which character he’ll be playing.

According to Deadline, the Oscar-nominated actor will be playing Baron Mordo, the villain originally from the Strange Tales comic book in 1963.

Scripted by Jon Spaihts, the film follows the story of the brilliant and arrogant neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who learns after a horrific car accident that his hands don’t hold the key to his powers. Instead, he discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions.

Look for Doctor Strange to hit theaters November 4, 2016.


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