Zac Efron Becomes Adam Warlock For James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ In New Image

Zac Efron becomes Adam Warlock for James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in this stunning artwork that imagines the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

While Adam Warlock hasn’t made his debut in the MCU just yet, James Gunn has seemed committed to introducing him through the Guardians of the Galaxy film series. A cocoon in the Collector’s museum in the first Guardians of the Galaxy is based off Adam Warlock’s original cocoon design in the comics — and he was once meant to debut in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2. Disappointingly, the golden hero had to be dropped from the script so that James Gunn could keep Mantis in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2. Since Adam Warlock is one of James Gunn’s favorite characters, the director still managed to tease his introduction at the end of the second film.

But ever since eagle-eyed fans noticed the cocoon in the first Guardians of the Galaxy film, rumors, speculation, and fan-castings have been a constant discussion as fans debate who could make a great Adam Warlock. One name that constantly comes up to play the character is Zac Efron. With James Gunn back on board for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, fans will have to wait and see whether or not they get their wish for a Zac Efron casting. Both James Gunn and Kevin Feige have mentioned before that Adam Warlock will be a vital part of the cosmic side of the MCU going forward — and who wouldn’t want to see Zac Efron headlining alongside the rest of the team? Take a glance at the artwork by Subi Ozil below to get an idea for what a Zac Efron portrayal of Adam Warlock could look like on screen.

What are your thoughts on James Gunn bringing Adam Warlock to the screen? Would you like to see Zac Efron in the role or someone else? Sound-off your thoughts in the comments section!

Production on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 was originally expected to begin this past January. James Gunn was set to direct from a script he wrote but the film was ultimately delayed after Disney removed James Gunn from the project before reversing their decision and bringing him back in March. But to complicate matters even further, James Gunn jumped ship after being let go by Disney over to DC Films to both write and direct the long-in-development Suicide Squad sequel, bringing a whole new take on the supervillain team-up. He’ll now do both films with The Suicide Squad set to go before the lens prior to filming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

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, and Sean Gunn. The cast of Guardians of the Galaxy can currently be seen in Avengers: Endgame.

Stay tuned for the latest news on Zac Efron, Adam Warlock, James Gunn and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3!

Source: Subi Özil

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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