Chiwetel Ejiofor joins BBC drama ‘Dancing On The Edge’

Chiwetel Ejiofor in 'The Shadow Line'

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Chiwetel Ejiofor has been cast in the forthcoming Stephen Poliakoff drama series “Dancing on the Edge,” which is scheduled to air next year on BBC Two.

The series, set in the 1930s, will follow a black jazz band in London. According to BBC, filming has already begun in London and Birmingham.

The actor was seen recently on BBC series “The Shadow Line,” which earned a National TV Award nomination for best drama series, and won the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award for best drama series.

Ejiofor can be seen next as freed slave Christmas Moultrie in Annette Haywood-Carter‘s ‘Savannah,’ expected in theaters next year. The actor has also signed on to star in British director Steve McQueen‘s ’12 Years A Slave.’

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