Marvel is currently in early talks with Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor for an unknown leading role in Marvel’s upcoming “Doctor Strange.”

Ejiofor who is better known as that guy from “12-years a Slave” is rumored to be up for the sidekick martial artist role, Wong, to accompany Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange. It’s also speculated that he might even play Doctor Strange’s mentor The Ancient One.

Marvel’s Doctor Strange is set to hit theaters November 4, 2016.

Here’s the official synopsis for Doctor Strange:
The film, directed by Scott Derrickson with Jon Spaihts writing the screenplay, will follow the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions.

Source: THR