Trailer, About, About Blue Beetle, Cast & Crew, Storyline
Blue Beetle is an upcoming American superhero film based on the DC Comics character Jaime Reyes / Blue Beetle, produced by DC Studios and the Safran Company, and directed by Angel Manuel Soto from a screenplay by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer. It is intended to be the 14th film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).
The film stars Xolo Maridueña as Jaime Reyes / Blue Beetle alongside Bruna Marquezine, Adriana Barraza, Damián Alcázar, Raoul Max Trujillo, Susan Sarandon, and George Lopez. Development of a film featuring Reyes began by the end of November 2018 with Dunnet-Alcocer attached. Soto was hired to direct the film in February 2021 for the streaming service HBO Max.
Mariduena was cast that August, and the film was changed to have a theatrical release in December. Further casting took place in early 2022, before filming took place from late May to mid-July in the Atlanta metropolitan area at Wilder Studios in Decatur, Georgia, as well as in El Paso, Texas and Puerto Rico. Blue Beetle is scheduled to be released in the United States on August 18, 2023, by Warner Bros. Pictures.
About Blue Beetle:
Recent college grad Jaime Reyes returns home full of aspirations for his future, only to find that home is not quite as he left it. As he searches to find his purpose in the world, fate intervenes when Jaime unexpectedly finds himself in possession of an ancient relic of alien biotechnology: the Scarab. When the Scarab suddenly chooses Jaime to be its symbiotic host, he is bestowed with an incredible suit of armor capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the Super Hero BLUE BEETLE.
- Rating: PG-13 (Some Suggestive References| Sequences of Action| Language| Violence)
- Genre: Action, Adventure
- Original Language: English
- Director: Angel Manuel Soto
- Producer: John Rickard, Zev Foreman
- Writer: Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer
- Release Date (Theaters): Aug 18, 2023 wide
- Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
- Production Co: Warner Bros. Pictures Mexico, Warner Bros., DC Entertainment, Safran Company
- Aspect Ratio: Digital 2.39:1
- View the collection: DC Universe
Cast & Crew:
- Jaime Reyes…
- Jenny Kord
- Victoria Kord
- Conrad Carapax…
- Dr. Sanchez
- Rocio Reyes
- Tia Letty
- Uncle Rudy Reyes
- Alberto Reyes
- Milagro Reyes
- Carapax Mom
- Office Worker
- Security Tech #4
- Uncle Chema Reyes
An alien relic chooses Jaime Reyes to be its symbiotic host, bestowing the teenager with a suit of armor that’s capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the superhero Blue Beetle.
You have to see this movie with your children, as it is a family movie.