Irish actor Tom Vaughan-Lawlor was recently seen on the set of the upcoming film “Avengers: Infinity War.” Together with the other casts, the actor was seen wearing a motion capture suit.

The villainous Lawlor

Lawlor recently confirmed in his interview with RTE Radio 1 that he is appearing in the upcoming Avengers film. He also explained that his part is something that is still being kept as a secret and he’s not allowed to share any information regarding the role.

He stated that he signed a few documents and waivers to make sure that he won’t reveal anything important.

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People often asked Lawlor about it, only for them to end up disappointed since he could not reveal anything substantial.

His role in the film is yet to be revealed. However, the floating set image of him in the Twitter revealed some important clues.

The image shows Lawlor in a mo-cap suit in a scene with benedict cumberbatch. Fans are currently suspecting that he might be playing a villainous character. You can see the set image below.

Ebony Maw of the Black Order

One particular speculation swirling among the fans is that Lawlor is the member of Thanos’ Black Order named Ebony Maw. This supervillain team was confirmed to be in the Infinity War during Marvel’s San Diego Comic Con panel. The confirmation was accompanied by the reveal of full-sized statues of each Black Order members.

In the comic books, Ebony Maw was one of the Mad Titan’s followers tasked to destroy Doctor Strange.

He is not someone to be trifled with, for he is powerful enough that at one point in the comic books, he managed to take control of Doctor Strange, forcing him to summon the Great Old Shuma Gorath.

The set image of Lawlor pinning down Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange supports the speculation regarding his mystery role. According to the actor, the power of social media and its potential for leaks made Marvel more vigilant of the details and want to make sure that it goes out when they are finally ready. The security that involved many waivers and documents were a necessary precaution since they did not know Lawlor prior to him landing the role.

“Avengers: Infinity War” will star Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark, Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Tom Holland as Spider-man, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlett Witch, Paul Bethany as Sebastian Stan, Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, Chris Pratt as Starlord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax, Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel as Groot, and Josh Brolin as the Mad Titan Thanos.

“Avengers: Infinity War” is set to hit the theaters on April 27, 2018.