GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3: Will Poulter Responds To Adam Warlock Casting News

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3: Will Poulter Responds To Adam Warlock Casting News

The news broke that Will Poulter has joined the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 as Adam Warlock last night, and The Maze Runner actor has now taken to Twitter to share his response...

Last night, the trades confirmed the recent rumor that James Gunn and Marvel Studios had enlisted Will Pouter to play Adam Warlock in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and the Detroit actor has now responded to the news being made official.

Replying to Gunn's Tweet, Poulter said that "it's a genuine honor to play this role," before adding that he's "very excited to get to work."

Poulter reportedly landed the part after an extensive search, with several other actors said to be in contention, including Bridgerton star Rege-Jean Page and 1917's George MacKay. How Warlock will factor into the plot of Vol. 3 remains to be seen, but we assume he'll be out for revenge against the Guardians at Sovereign High Priestess Ayesha's (Elizabeth Debicki) behest after his MCU introduction was teased in one of several post-credits scenes for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 back in 2017.

Check out Poulter's Tweet below, along with some new artwork from Boss Logic.

Vol. 3 story details are still under wraps, but we do know that Gamora will be a big part of the movie, and it sounds like her relationship with Nebula is going to be the main focus. The original Gamora was sacrificed by Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, and the version who'll be reintroduced in Vol. 3 killed her timeline's Nebula in Endgame. So, it's probably safe to assume we can expect a unique dynamic between the characters we reconnect with in what has been confirmed as Gunn's final GOTG film.

We're sure the filmmaker will share more soon, but for now, all we know for certain is that the core team will return for more intergalactic adventures, and there's a pretty good chance not all of 'em will make it to the end credits!

Production is expected to commence this November.

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