The first official poster for DC universe’s new superhero Blue Beetle is here. The poster, which shows the Blue Beetle logo, was shared by the new head of content James Gunn on Twitter. The surprise first-look reveal was also followed by a release date confirmation. Blue Beetle is all set to arrive in theatres on 18 August 2023.
Jaime Reyes AKA Blue Beetle is a DC comics superhero Keith Giffen, John Rogers, and Cully Hamner. Although the character has been present in other comic books since 1939, the DC comics version of the Blue Beetle made its first appearance in 2006 in the Infinite Crisis #3 in 2006. According to the Blue Beetle mythos from the DC comics, a scarab beetle of alien origin bonds with a teenager by the name of Jaime Reyes and gives him an extraterrestrial suit that bestows him extraordinary powers. Blue Beetle goes on to become a member of the Teen Titans and The Justice League.
The upcoming Blue Beetle film is directed by Angel Manuel Soto based on a script written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer. Xolo Maridueña plays the titular role in the film while the rest of the cast includes Bruna Marquezine, Belissa Escobedo, George Lopez, Elpidia Carrillo, Raoul Trujillo, Damián Alcázar, and Susan Sarandon. Xolo Maridueña is best known for appearing in the Karate Kid spinoff series Cobra Kai.