After yesterday’s teaser, the first official full trailer for the long-awaited Blue Beetle movie is finally here, and it is awesome!!
Check out the full trailer below:
Xolo Maridueña takes on the role of Jaime Reyes, the Blue Beetle, and in this trailer, we see how his journey to becoming a superhero begins. After being handed an ancient alien scarab, Jaime bonds with the scarab and is transformed into the Blue Beetle. We get to see this transformation in all of its glory, and even get a peek at some of his newfound abilities. Susan Sarandon even pops up in the trailer as the film’s villain, Victoria Kord, who, in the comics, is the sister of the previous Blue Beetle, Ted Kord.
The movie will follow Jaime Reyes, a teenager who is gifted superhuman strength, speed, and armor when an alien scarab beetle attaches itself to him.
The film stars Xolo Maridueña as Jaime Reyes/Blue Beetle, with Susan Sarandon set to play the film’s main villain, Victoria Kord. Belissa Escobedo is set to play Jaime’s sister Milagro Reyes, while Brazilian star Bruna Marquezine has signed on to play Jaime’s love interest Penny. George Lopez will be playing Jaime’s uncle Rudy and Raoul Max Trujillo is set to play a secondary villain in Carapax the Indestructible Man. Harvey Guillén is also set to appear.
Blue Beetle is set to hit theaters on August 18, 2023.