British-Nigerian actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is reportedly in talks  to join Benedict Cumberbatch in the upcoming Marvel superhero movie 'Doctor Strange.'

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Chiwetel might be joining Benedict Cumberbatch, who is starring as the surgeon turned sorcerer.

Talks are also said to be in the early stages, which means no deal has been signed.

Scott Derrickson is directing the movie, which is in its early stages of casting.

Chiwetel Ejiofor is popular for his character in 12 Years a Slave which got him an Oscar nomination.