Bruna Marquezine, Belissa Escobedo and Harvey Guillén join Warner Bros. and DC’s upcoming superhero feature, ‘Blue Beetle’.
Apparently, Netflix’s Cobra Kai star Xolo Maridueña will star in DC’s Blue Beetle as Jaime Reyes. In this context, three other cast have been confirmed for the film today for Warner Bros. and DC’s upcoming super-hero flick. Bruna Marquezine, Belissa Escobedo and Harvey Guillén joins Xolo Maridueña DC’s ‘Blue Beetle’. Newcomer actress Bruna Marquezine from Brazil will play Penny, the girlfriend of Jaime Reyes. Belissa Escobedo, on the other hand, will play Milagros Reyes, the younger sister of Xolo Maridueña’s Jaime in the film. But what role Harvey Guillén will play in the film is not yet known. Talks are going on for his role right now.
Although, Blue Beetle first featured in DC Comics Books in Mystery Men Comics #1 in August 1939, which was created by Charles Nicholas. But, Jaime Reyes’ Blue Beetle was first featured in 2006’s Infinite Crisis #3, on which DC’s upcoming film is based. Jaime Reyes’ Blue Beetle was created by Keith Giffen, John Rogers and Cully Hamner.
Before attaining superhero power, Jaime Reyes’ teenager belonged to a working class EI Paso. In this context that Jaime, along with two of his friends Paco and Brenda, later discovered the blue beetle scarab, half buried in an unused lot on the way home from school. An anxious Jaime decided to take it home. When night time came, the Blue Beetle scarab came alive and grafted itself to the base of Jaime Reyes’ spine. Blue Beetle provided Jaime with a suit of superhuman armor, with which he could build weapons, wings, and shields, as well as increasing speed and strength.
Blue Beetle Release Date
Warner Bros and DC’s Blue Beetle is schedule to release in theatres on August 18, 2023.
Angel Manuel Soto, who is best known for 2020′ ‘Charm City Kings‘ will direct the film. Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer has wrote the screenplay. John Rickard is producing the film for Warner Bros and DC.
Belissa Escobedo recently wrapped up shooting for Anne Fletcher’s Hocus Pocus 2. She is playing the lead role in the film. On the other hand, Harvey Guillén is best known for ‘What We Do in the Shadows’, where actor voiced the Funny the Magic House in ‘Mickey Mouse Funhouse’ as Guillermo de la Cruz.