According to Deadline, Poulter is set to play the role of Adam Warlock. The character’s entrance into the Marvel Cinematic Universe was first teased in a Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 post-credit scene.
As you guys know I often strike down false rumors, so… um…
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) October 11, 2021
“As you guys know I often strike down false rumors, so… um. Welcome to the Guardians family, Will Poulter,” wrote Gunn. “He’s an amazing actor and a wonderful guy. See you in a couple of weeks. #AdamWarlock #GotGVol3.”
Poulter thanked Gunn in the comments: “Thank you, James. It’s a genuine honour to play this role and to work with you. I’m very excited to get to work.”
Further details on the new instalment are being kept under wraps, though production is expected to begin in November.
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