Ever since fans saw the post-credit scene of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, There was an intense debate about the future of the franchise, especially by the mention of a name well known by the most staunch comic readers. The mythical Adam Warlock was announced since then causing a shower of proposals about the possible candidates to interpret him, little did they imagine the presence of Will Poulter, who without being present in any list, has finally taken the role to the bag.
The actor best known for films like Detroit by Kathryn Bigelow -in which she has perhaps presented the best performance of her career to date-, or better positioned by fans of the youth sagas thanks to Maze Runner: run or die, has been confirmed in principle by the news outlet Deadline and later by James Gunn himself.
It is well known that rumors around Marvel are always the order of the day and are a necessity that does not know rest. However, director James Gunn is one of those personalities who are always at gunpoint with their social networks to deny or confirm any news that circulates on the network. Thus, the same filmmaker took his Twitter to welcome Adam Warlock and Will Poulter.
«As you know, I always put an end to any rumor. So… um… Welcome to the Guardian family, Will Poulter. He is an excellent actor and a wonderful guy. See you in a couple of weeks »
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 It intends to officially start its production next November, so it could be said that the inclusion of Will Poulter has come before the closing. And it is that according to reports, for the choice of the ideal actor to play Warlock, there was a long and detailed casting process of which Kevin Feige and James Gunn were the main judges.
Since August both director and executives met with a considerable group of actors who applied for the character. Finally Will Poulter’s audition was so good that hopelessly the MCU’s Adam Warlock was totally for him.
Previously, Marvel fans nominated a large number of actors. Personalities like Henry Cavill who currently owns the Netflix series The witcher; or Armie Hammer who was probably on the list, was quickly removed after his scandals related to sexual abuse. Another idea from the fans was Richard Madden, who finally went to Eternals And it belongs to the MCU now anyway.
The presence of Adam Warlock was announced from the end of the second installment of the Guardians, when the character of Elizabeth Debicki, who gave life to Ayesha, revealed that she had created the perfect being to destroy the irreverent group led by Star Lord (Chris Pratt). We will see how that unfolds on the screens on May 5, 2023.
Will Poulter will be Adam Warlock’s entry in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 was first published in Cinema PREMIERE.