Blue Beetle (2023)

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Blue Beetle Movie Teaser Poster
Not Yet Rated
Science Fiction
Release Date:
August 18, 2023
Angel Manuel Soto
Xolo Mariduena, Susan Sarandon, Raoul Max Trujillo, Harvey Guillen, George Lopez, Elpidia Carrillo, Bruna Marquezine
Not Yet Rated
Main Genre:
Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer
Characters By:
Cully Hamner, John Rogers, Keith Giffen
Pawel Pogorzelski
John Rickard, Peter Safran
Production Company:
Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Films
Main Characters :
Jaime Reyes / Blue Beetle
Sfx Supervisor:
Mark Hawker
Distributor :
Warner Bros. Pictures
Assistant Director :
K.C. Hodenfield, J.J. Perry
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Blue Beetle Clip Highlights the DC Film's Action-Packed Stunts

A new behind-the-scenes look at DC Studios' Blue Beetle reveals some of the action-packed stunts that will be featured in the upcoming film.

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Blue Beetle’s Post-Credit Scene Count Reportedly Revealed

Although the movie isn't in theaters yet, a new report supposedly reveals how many post-credits scenes Blue Beetle will have.

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Blue Beetle Poster Hides a Sneaky Batman Reference in Plain Sight

One of Blue Beetle’s recent posters hides a sneaky detail that references the stomping ground of the Caped Crusader himself.

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Blue Beetle Star Says DCU Future Is 'Up to the Audience'

Actor Xolo Maridueña, who plays the titular character in Blue Beetle, shares what viewers have to do to ensure the character stays in the DCU.

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DC Leaves Scrapped Batgirl Movie Logo on Blue Beetle Merch

A standee for the upcoming Blue Beetle movie promotes several DC Universe projects, including the canceled Batgirl movie.

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Zack Snyder and James Gunn Supporting Blue Beetle Can Only Help the Movie

Blue Beetle is getting support from three DC movie filmmakers, and this fellowship of fandom may actually hype the movie up and propel it to success.

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Blue Beetle's Transformation Scene Described as 'Cronenberg for Kids'

Blue Beetle director Ángel Manuel Soto explains making Jaime’s transformation into Blue Beetle fun while paying homage to his inspirations.

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New Blue Beetle Poster Unveils Jaime Reyes' Superpowered Graduation Photo

The latest poster for Blue Beetle places Jaime Reyes in a more comedic light as he takes a graduation photo in his suit of shape-shifting armor.

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Blue Beetle's Cinematic Legacy Is Confirmed - And It Changes Everything

The Blue Beetle movie will finally utilize the concept of superhero legacies on film, and this could help it be included in the new DC Universe.

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Blue Beetle's Susan Sarandon Suggests Ted Kord Is Missing

Victoria Kord actor Susan Sarandon reveals that her character's brother, Ted Kord, disappeared before the events of Blue Beetle.

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Blue Beetle Director Promises Jaime Reyes Will Return: 'The Story Is Expanding'

Blue Beetle director Angel Manuel Soto promises Jaime Reyes’ story is “expanding,” promising the character will return in the future.

Zack Snyder Throws His Support Behind Blue Beetle Ahead of Premiere

Zack Snyder says he's going to take the kids to see Blue Beetle because "representation matters."

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Why Blue Beetle Will Be DC’s Biggest Box Office Success of 2023

Between Shazam and The Flash, DC has had a rough year at the box office. Blue Beetle is the next film and it could be the biggest success of the year.

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Blue Beetle Star Compares Wearing the Suit to Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader

Xolo Maridueña compared his experience of putting on the Blue Beetle suit with Hayden Christensen's experience of becoming Darth Vader.

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How Blue Beetle Handles Jaime Reyes' Connection to Ted Kord

Blue Beetle director Angel Manuel Soto touches upon how the movie deals with protagonist Jaime Reyes' connection to previous Azure Avenger, Ted Kord.

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Blue Beetle Director Didn't Want the Film to Be Like Other Superhero Blockbusters

Blue Beetle director Angel Manuel Soto explains how he wanted the DCU character's standalone movie to be different from other superhero flicks.

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Blue Beetle Director Reveals the DC Film's Anime Influences

Angel Manuel Soto and Xolo Maridueña discuss the role anime played in bringing Blue Beetle's scarab suit weapons and Palmera City setting to life.

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Blue Beetle Writer Says Jaime Reyes Doesn't 'Deserve' to Save the World - Yet

Blue Beetle director Angel Manuel Soto believes Jaime Reyes isn't yet primed to save the world as the upcoming film explores his journey.

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Blue Beetle Director Wanted to Pitch a Bane Origin Story for DC Studios

Director Angel Manuel Soto says that, before being offered Blue Beetle, he had hopes to direct a Bane origin film for DC.

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Blue Beetle Box Office Predictions Are Shockingly Low

New box office projections for Blue Beetle, starring Xolo Maridueña, suggest an abysmal opening weekend for the DC Studios film.