We’re The Millers star Will Poulter is all set to play Adam Warlock in James Gunn’s ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’ for Marvel.
Will Poulter’s casting has been confirmed by director James Gunn on his social media account Twitter. However, the news was first published by Deadline. The director warmly welcomed Poulter to the third installment of Guardians Of The Galaxy. The director writes, “
As you guys know I often strike down false rumors, so… um…
Welcome to the Guardians family, Will Poulter. He’s an amazing actor and wonderful guy. See you in a couple weeks.”
Apparently a glimpse of Adam Warlock was seen in the post-created scene of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2, where Ayesha, the leader of the Sovereign people, creates a creature named Adam with the aim of destroying the Guardians of the Galaxy.
It was evident that James Gunn and Marvel Studios had a tussle for some time, due to which the director withdrew from the third establishment. Director James Gunn was well supported by the star cast of the film. After this, everything was resolved between the studio and the director. James Gunn is once again handling the duties of writer and direction. The production work will start in November this year.
Will Poulter has previously appeared in films such as The Charonicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Down Treader, War Machine, The Maze Runner and The Maze Runner: Death Cure. Apart from this, he has also played important roles in 2015’s The Revenant and 2017’s Detroit.
Who Is Adam Warlock ?
Adam Warlock was introduced to Marvel Comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby with Ray Thomas and Gil Kane in Fantastic Four #66 in 1967.He has superhuman strength, speed, agility and distance with flight, energy manipulation and absorption, matter manipulation as well as he specializes in magic.
In the Marvel Comics books, he has killed Thanos by turning him into stone. According to the comics books, he was the first superhero who killed Thanos. Initially Adam Warlock was also known as Him. His image is that of an anti-hero like DC’s Black Adam.
Marvel’s ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’ is scheduled to release on May 5, 2023.