Adam Warlock Joins Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Played By Will Poulter
Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3 has its Adam Warlock. Will Poulter, a British actor will play the next major challenge for Star-Lord & co.
After a hiatus due to the release of Spider-Man: Far From Home, the MCU is back in full swing. The pandemic caused a longer hiatus than expected. Black Widow was the first to return to the big screen, followed by Shang-Chi and then Eternals, which will hit theaters on November 5.
Disney and Marvel didn’t wait and released a complete slate of their next projects earlier this year. This slate includes Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3, which won’t arrive for another 18 months. However, there is exciting news from the Guardians 3 front. James Gunn, the director of Guardians 3, confirmed that Will Poulter will assume the role as Adam Warlock.
“Welcome, Will Poulter to the Guardians family. Gunn responded to Deadline’s report that Poulter was an “incredible actor” and “a wonderful guy.” Poulter, a British actor best known for his roles as Black Mirror and The Maze Runner Series’ villain. Although he is now part of the MCU it’s not clear if he will be a hero, or a villain. Warlock was both in print.
The way Adam Warlock arrived in the MCU was teased in the credits of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Poulter is a villain. At least to start with. A downtrodden Ayesha is seen plotting revenge against the Guardians for double-crossing her and her people earlier in this movie. Her plan is to create the next step in her race’s evolution. She calls Adam, whom she seems to be creating.
Guardians of the Galaxy fans will be excited to see what this month brings. This is due to the announcement of Adam Warlock’s role in the next film, as well as the launch of the first game by the group later in the month. Guardians of the Galaxy by Eidos Montreal will be available on all major platforms starting October 26.