Jamie Reyes makes a grand entrance into the DC Extended Universe! The first official poster for the upcoming superhero picture Blue Beetle, which stars Xolo Mariduena in the title character, has been unveiled by DC Studios.
The main character of the movie is a young guy named Jamie Reyes. Jamie comes into contact with extraterrestrial technology that endows him with superhuman skills and a high-tech suit. The poster was shown for the first time in So Paulo at an unexpected occasion that took place at the CCXP.
The excitement among fans was evident after DC also shared the poster on their official social media channels. Continue reading to learn more about the movie.
So happy and excited to finally see a character like Blue Beetle gets his time to shine in his very own project next year! pic.twitter.com/yDJt29KmGu
— sabrina 🦇 (@nightwaynes) December 3, 2022
Dc Releases the First Blue Beetle Poster
On Saturday, DC Comics released the Blue Beetle movie’s official poster and revealed that it will hit theatres on August 18, 2023. The Neon Scarab, an alien artifact that was connected to Jamie Reyes’ back and gave him superpowers, is first shown in the poster.
Earlier, Blue Beetle and the now-canceled Batgirl were scheduled for a direct-to-stream debut on HBO Max. Fans were concerned for Blue Beetle’s future when DC decided to halt the latter movie’s development following a significant change in the studio’s administration.
The decision to distribute the movie in theatres was made by the producers, much to the relief of the fans. With the release of the first poster, we can now anticipate the official teaser and trailer for the movie.
#BlueBeetle – only in theaters August 18. pic.twitter.com/MiSrwvzFA6
— DC (@DCComics) December 3, 2022
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Xolo Mariduea, star of Cobra Kai, will portray the El Paso-based youngster who transforms into a superhero in the movie. He stated earlier this year when discussing the movie, “This is actually going to be a stepping stone in my life.”
I’ve had the opportunity to develop chemistry with these individuals throughout the years on Cobra Kai, Mariduea continued. It will be challenging to try to recreate that chemistry in a shorter period of time, but all of these men are experts.
Blue Beetle has one of the best comic book costumes! pic.twitter.com/Zrk6BIdpHq
— BLURAYANGEL 🦇 (@blurayangel) December 3, 2022
“I am confident that I am in the hands of experts in my field. I’ve been extremely fortunate to have the chance at Cobra Kai; I can perform stunts, and we can do insane things. I’m really eager for the entire new crazy level that adding this new level of the green screen, suits, CGI, and all of the stuff will add to it.
Blue Beetle Star Cast
In addition to Xolo Mariduea, Susan Sarandon will play Victoria Kord, the major antagonist, in the movie. Jamie’s sister Milagros Reyes will be portrayed by Belissa Escodobo, and Penny, his love interest, will be portrayed by Bruna Marquezine.
The secondary antagonist Carapax the Indestructible Man will be portrayed by Raoul Max Trujillo, and George Lopez will play Jamie’s uncle Rudy. There are rumors that the movie will also feature Harvey Guillén.
Blue Beetle is really rocking with the Miami Vice colorway!😭🔥 pic.twitter.com/8DmLkVMxaZ
— Matt Ramos (@therealsupes) December 3, 2022
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Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer wrote the screenplay for Blue Beetle, which was directed by Angel Manuel Soto. Production companies for the movie include DC Studios, S&K Pictures, Entertainment One, and Safran Company. Warner Bros. Pictures will handle distribution.
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