Nov 2, 2013
Has Chiwetel Ejifor has been cast in Star Wars?
Rumour has it that Chiwetel Ejifor has been cast by JJ Abrams for a role in Star Wars 7. Nothing official has been stated but the report is coming from UK's The Times so it's a better lead than you're gonna get from many other dodgy websites out there.
Chiwetel Ejifor's casting will please Firefly fans as he was cast as the villain in the Firefly film, Serenity. He was pretty good in that film (and Children of Men) so we know he can 'do' sci fi films.
However, remember this is just speculation and rumour - indeed I could speculate he'd make a fine go of portraying a young Lando Calrissian. There is is a spin off Han Solo movie in the works (rumoured - Ed) so who's not to say we'll be seeing Chiwetel losing the Millennium Falcon to Han Solo in a game of Sabacc?