Thriller INFINITE Adds Chiwetel Ejiofor


Chiwetel Ejiofor (The Lion King) has joined action thriller Infinite starring Mark Wahlberg.

Based on the novel The Reincarnationist Papers by D. Eric Maikranz is centered on the Cognomina, a secret society of people who possess total recall of their past lives.

Ejiofor will play a member of the Infinite — who are near immortals compiling experiences and skills over lifetimes into near superhuman abilities that they have used to drive history toward their own agenda on a longer timeline.

Mark Wahlberg stars as a troubled man who suffers from schizophrenia and is haunted by memories of two past lives when he stumbles upon the centuries-old secret society. Wahlberg replaced Chris Evans several months ago after Evans exited due to scheduling issues. Dylan O’Brien and Sophie Cookson have also been cast.