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Adam Warlock is officially entering the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here’s what we know

Adam Warlock will debut in the upcoming ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.’

The Milano in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”
Adam Warlock will debut in the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.”
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Adam Warlock will debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the upcoming film “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” according to Deadline.

When will Adam Warlock debut in the MCU?

Warlock’s debut was teased at the end of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” In that scene, the character Ayesha (Elizabeth Debicki) showed her chambermaid that she created a perfect Sovereign, to destroy the Guardians of the Galaxy for good.

  • Marvel Comics fans recognized the scene as the origin of Adam Warlock, one of the biggest Marvel heroes who has yet to debut.

Who will play Adam Warlock?

Per Deadline, actor Will Poulter will portray Warlock in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” which will be directed by James Gunn. Per Deadline, Gunn and his team started their search for the Warlock actor in August.

  • Poulter previously starred in “The Revenant” and “Detroit.” He’s also gone viral for his appearance in a confused face meme.

What does Adam Warlock do in the Marvel Comics?

In the comics, Warlock was created as the perfect human being, who was meant to be the most evolved version of the human race. He has been referred to as Him or Adam in the past. He played a vital role in the “Infinity Watch” storyline, which included Thanos, the Infinity Stones and the Infinity Gauntlet. He joined a group called the Infinity Watch, who were meant to keep an eye on the stones.

Warlock is one of the most popular characters in the Marvel Comics, and his debut in the MCU has been long anticipated. It appears now that Warlock will make his debut and leave his mark on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

There was speculation that Warlock would debut in “Avengers: Infinity War” given his link to the Infinity Stones in the comics. But Gunn told SlashFilm that Warlock’s debut would be down the road, and it would be plenty important.

“He’s not. He’s not in ‘Infinity War.’ But he will be a part of the future Marvel cosmic universe and a pretty important part of that,” Gunn said.