After years of speculating who will play Adam Warlock in the upcoming third installment of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, writer and director James Gunn ended all speculations by officially announcing that Will Poulter was cast to play the role. Gunn confirmed the casting on his Twitter profile and Poulter replied on the tweet sharing his excitement.
In the newest interview with Variety, Poulter didn’t hide how excited he is to become MCU’s Adam Warlock. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will begin filming very soon, and here’s what Poulter had to say ahead of joining the cast and crew on set:
[I’m] very honored to have been welcomed into the Marvel family. Everyone I’ve interacted with there is great and you know, [I’m] very excited to be part of a franchise like ‘Guardians,’ which I regard to be like, one of the most creative and unique.Will Poulter for Variety
After completing the work on DC’s The Suicide Squad and its spin-off series Peacemaker, James Gunn returns to Marvel Studios to conclude the Guardians trilogy. Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Sean Gunn, and Elizabeth Debicki are all returning to reprise their respective roles from the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is set to be released in May 2023.