Chiwetel Ejiofor speaks about his role in 'Mary Magdalene'The biblical drama film that tells the story of the historical figure ‘Mary Magdalene’ is soon to be released in the UK.
English actor Chiwetel Ejiofor became a world-wide star appearing in big screen hits such as Dirty Pretty Things (2002), 2012 (2009) and 12 Years a Slave (2013).
In 2017, Ejiofor didn't have any big screen time, but this year he will appear in four titles: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2018), Sherlock Gnomes (2018), Come Sunday (2018) and Mary Magdalene (2018).
Mary Magdalene (2018) tells the story of, you've guest it, Mary Magdalene, and her travels with Jesus Christ and his disciples.
Magdalene is portrayed by Rooney Mara, and Jesus Christ is played by Joaquin Phoenix, while Ejiofor plays one of Christ's followers - Peter.
Find out more about Ejiofor's role of Peter, and click on the video above!