Chiwetel Ejiofor Is A Gangster

Back with Denzel for Ridley's next

It’s officially time for film companies to stop drip-feeding casting stories. Fingers... so... very... tired...

Still, another day, another actor announcement for Ridley Scott’s ‘70s drug crime drama American Gangster. We told you yesterday about Carla Gugino and John Hawkes joining up.

Now comes word that Chiwetel Ejiofor will reunite with his old Inside Man mate Denzel Washington to play his brother and fellow drug lord.

Also revealed today were Monk’s Ted Levine, actors John Ortiz and Yul Vazquez, alongside rappers-turned-actors RZA, TI and Common.