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 Earns an Impressive Rotten Tomatoes Score

After plenty of hype, the DC Universe’s latest film Blue Beetle is making waves with an impressive rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Blue Beetle Star Says His Mom Read Comic Books at Bedtime Instead of 'Goodnight Moon'

Actor Xolo Maridueña praises his mother's early love of comics and how it resulted in his exposure to Blue Beetle and other superhero characters.

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Does Blue Beetle Have a Post-Credits Scene?

DC's Blue Beetle movie has been garnering pretty decent reviews so far, leaving fans wondering if there are post-credits scenes hinting at a sequel.

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Blue Beetle’s Jaime Reyes Is All Aglow In Stunning New Poster

Xolo Maridueña lights up his armor and soaks in some rays in a vibrant new poster for Blue Beetle.

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Blue Beetle: Raoul Max Trujillo Presents the Ultimate Supervillain Adversary

In an interview with CBR, Blue Beetle star Raoul Max Trujillo shares how he approached the role of the formidable supervillain Conrad Carapax.

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Superman: Legacy Could Have a Massive Blue Beetle Connection

Rumors abound of a key DC location appearing in Superman: Legacy. If true, it gives the DC Universe a great chance to re-introduce the Blue Beetle.

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Blue Beetle's Early Reviews Tout Xolo Maridueña as a 'Star in the Making'

Blue Beetle is getting a lot of praise for its "heart and humor" in its early reviews at Rotten Tomatoes.

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James Gunn Didn't Have 'Much Input' on DC Studios' Blue Beetle

According to the Blue Beetle director, co-CEO of DC Studios James Gunn isn't as involved in making the movie as previously believed.

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Blue Beetle Will Be an 'Amazing' Part of the DCU's Future, Says James Gunn

DC Studios boss James Gunn hypes the forthcoming release of Blue Beetle, promising fans that Jaime Reyes will be back in future DCU installments.

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Blue Beetle Tracking to Dethrone Barbie's Top Spot at the Box Office

DC Studios' Blue Beetle is tracking to knock down Greta Gerwig's Barbie to second place at the domestic box office for the first time this weekend.

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Blue Beetle Director Reveals Mega Man, Final Fantasy VII Easter Eggs

Blue Beetle director Angel Manuel Soto reveals the film's influences, teasing Easter eggs for Mega Man, Final Fantasy VII, Dragon Ball Z, and more.

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Blue Beetle Cast and Character Guide

The release of DC’s Blue Beetle is looming, and fans are getting pumped. There are plenty of familiar faces to look out for in the movie, too.

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Ted Kord Vs. Jaime Reyes: Who Is The Best Blue Beetle?

Ted Kord and Jaime Reyes have both used the Blue Beetle name, but one of them has the most potential as a hero within the DC Universe.

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Blue Beetle Star Insists Villain Carapax Isn't Pure Evil: 'He Was Just a Victim in All of This'

Blue Beetle's Raoul Max Trujillo explains why fans shouldn't write off his character, Conrad Carapax, as a one-dimensional antagonist.

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10 Ways Blue Beetle Is DC’s Best Legacy Character

Jaime Reyes' Blue Beetle boasts unique powers and taught himself how to be a hero, setting him apart from his predecessors and DC's legacy characters.

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Blue Beetle Will Pay Homage to Henry Cavill's Superman

Blue Beetle will contain references to Man of Steel, as director Angel Manuel Soto praises David Ayer and the "immense influence" of Zack Snyder.

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Who is Blue Beetle, the DCEU's Newest Hero?

Blue Beetle dates back to the Golden Age of Comics. However, Jaime Reyes is taking a complicated DC Comics mantle up to the silver screen.

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Xolo Maridueña Reacts to Landing Blue Beetle Role in Emotional BTS Video

Blue Beetle director Angel Manuel Soto reveals Xolo Maridueña’s emotional reaction to getting cast as the titular DC Universe hero.

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Blue Beetle First Reactions Praise DCU Entry as a Fun, Family-Centric Origin Story

Early reviews for Blue Beetle call the upcoming DC Universe film a "blast" and a "heartfelt" effort as the superhero title nears its theatrical debut.

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Blue Beetle Would Do Well to Copy One Aspect of Young Justice

Young Justice nailed the inner voice of the Scarab that Blue Beetle used. The live-action version would be smart to do the same thing.