Zac Efron was a fan choice to play Adam Warlock for the longest time. All of a sudden, Will Poulter was cast as the character. He got the call from Marvel Studios, Monday night. This was confirmed by James Gunn. Despite not getting cast for the role, Zac Efron trended on social media as fans discussed past fan casting choices and people guessing which character he can play now. The group's current favorite? Fantastic Four's Human Torch.
The actor's next project is actually a reimagining of Stephen King's Firestarter which he'll star in along with Michael Greyeyes, Sydney Lemmon, and Gloria Reuben.
The first two Guardians of the Galaxy movies can be seen on Disney+. The next movie of the franchise is due to hit the big screen on May 5, 2023.