Susan Sarandon reveals that the film will be partially in Spanish with subtitles
Warner Bros. and DC Comics have been going through a period of transition due to their recent merger with Discovery. The studio revamped its plans for DC Films with new CEO David Zaslav looking for a Kevin Feige-like leader for their film division. The studio also canceled one of their last filmed projects, bat girlbut chose to keep blue beetle for a theatrical release. blue beetle will be the first Latin-X superhero film ever released starring Xolo Maridueña. Susan Sarandon will play the film’s villain and she appeared recently on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallonwhere she revealed that the film will be partially in Spanish with subtitles.
“What’s amazing is that he’s the first Latin-X hero who has his own movie. Even better, all Mexicans, because his family is Mexican and all the actors were Mexican-American and that’s in Spanish. So there are subtitles,” Sarandon went on to say that she was the villain of the film. “I’m of course the bad guy. I’m the white military-industrial complex, so I had a fabulous time because there’s nothing better than being bad.”
The blue beetle the lead role was aired by fans before finally landing the role. The actor comes from Cobra Kai fame and believes the show groomed him for his role in the DC Comics series. Marindueña revealed this in a recent interview with Variety.
“It’s really going to be a stepping stone in my life,” Maridueña shared in an interview earlier this year. “I’ve been lucky enough to build chemistry with these people over the years on Cobra Kai. Trying to recreate that chemistry in a much shorter time is going to be tough, but all of these guys are professionals. I know I ” I’m in the hands of people who are the best at what they do. The opportunity at Cobra Kai has truly blessed me; I can do stunts, we can do crazy stuff. Adding this new level of green screen and costumes and CGI and all of this will add a whole crazy new level that I’m so excited for. »
Not much is currently known about DC Comics blue beetle movie because plot details are kept away from The Reach. The film will make its theatrical debut after it was originally intended for HBO Max. The Blue Beetle movie is set to follow Jaime Reyes, who in the comics is the third character to take on the role of Blue Beetle following the death of Ted Kord. The cast will also include Susan Sarandon as Victoria Kord, Bruna Marquezine as Penny, Belissa Escobedo, George Lopez, Adriana Barraza, Elpidia Carillo and Damián Alcázar as Jaime’s family members, and Harvey Guillen in a currently unknown role.
Created by Keith Giffen, John Rogers and Hamner, Jaime’s Warrant significantly changed Blue Beetle lore, revealing that the Egyptian beetle that gives the hero powers is actually of alien origin and provided some sort of alien armor . Eventually, Jaime would become a member of the Justice League, Justice League International, Teen Titans, Young Justice, and Secret Six.
blue beetle is set to hit theaters on August 18, 2023.
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