According to Deadline, Crazy Rich Asians actor Nico Santos will make an appearance in Marvel Studios’ upcoming third installment to their Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. Santos’ role in the film is unknown.
The third installment continues to add newcomers in addition to the returning core cast that audiences have seen in past Guardians films. In addition to Santos, Will Poulter is confirmed for the cast as Adam Warlock, a character who spans over five decades and is meant to be the pinnacle of human evolution. Also joining the cast is Chukwudi Iwuji, who has already worked with Gunn for the Peacemaker series, in another unknown role. In recent weeks there have been a couple of additions announced for the film in addition to Santos — Daniela Melchior and Maria Bakalova.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 has a current theatrical release date of May 5, 2023. Stay tuned with Nerds & Beyond as news for this film comes to light.