The actor Will Poulter, who participated in the third film of “The Chronicles of Narnia” and has been part of productions such as “We’re the Millers” and “The Revenant”, will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe as none other than Adam Warlock.
The character, who had already been probed in a post-credits scene in “Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 “, will debut in the third film by the cosmic team of Marvel Studios that will be directed again by James Gunn.
It was the Grealizer himself who greeted Poulter in the ad, stating that he hopes to see him soon. Welcome to the Guardian family, Will Poulter. He is an amazing actor and a wonderful guy. See you in a couple of weeks », said Gunn.
As you guys know I often strike down false rumors, so… um…
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) October 11, 2021
After James Gunn confirmed that the actor will be part of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Will Poulter himself spoke about his choice to play Adam Warlock in the MCU.
Of course, the actor did not provide any details about his characterization as Adam Warlock or the role he will have in the next Guardians of the Galaxy film. However, he noted that it will be an “honor” to play that character.
“Thanks James. It is a true honor to play this role and to work with you. I’m really excited to get to work. ” wrote Will Poulter in response to James Gunn’s tweet.
Thank you, James. It’s a genuine honour to play this role and to work with you. I’m very excited to get to work.
— Will Poulter (@PoulterWill) October 12, 2021
Who is Adam Warlock?
In the Marvel comics, Adam Warlock has been directly related to the infinity gems, as he was the bearer of the soul gem.
And although they were initially collaborators, inevitably he was one of Thanos’ main rivals when he took control of the gems in the “The Infinity Gauntlet” saga.
Recall that Adam Warlock’s debut in the Marvel Studios films began to be felt from the post-credits scene of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2″, and although it is not yet clear how the character will influence the story of ” Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 “, let’s not forget that this new movie will be set in the present of the MCU and therefore will pick up the story of the title team after” Avengers: Endgame. “
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” opens in theaters on May 5, 2023.