Will Poulter has joined the cast of James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 as Adam Warlock.
James Gunn is gearing up to shoot another Guardians of the Galaxy film for Marvel Studios following his time with DC. In one of the many post-credits scenes in the previous Guardians of the Galaxy film, Adam Warlock was teased.
With filming starting next month, Deadline confirmed news first reported by The Cosmic Circus that Will Poulter is set to portray Adam Warlock in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Poulter is best known for his roles in The Maze Runner films, The Revenant, Detroit, and notably dropped out of Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series.
James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is expected to star Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Sean Gunn, and Will Poulter. The main cast was last seen in Avengers: Endgame. Here’s the synopsis:
The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films,”Avengers: Endgame.”
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Brie Larson, Josh Brolin, and Chris Pratt.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is set to hit theaters on May 5, 2023. Stay tuned for all the latest news regarding Will Poulter’s Adam Warlock in the upcoming sequel! You can also subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content!
Sources: The Cosmic Circus and Deadline