have confirmed to the Wrap. The story’s spotlight is on Mexican-American teenager Jaime Reyes — one of three different characters in the comic series to assume the Blue Beetle alter ego, although the film will focus only on Reyes.
Warner Bros. has signed on Angel Manuel Soto — director of HBO Max’s “Charm City Kings” — to helm “Blue Beetle,” featuring a screenplay by Mexican-born Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, writer of the 2019 crime-thriller “Miss Bala” and Universal’s forthcoming “Scarface” remake.
The groundbreaking film is scheduled to start shooting in the fall of this year. The defunct Fox Comics created Blue Beetle in 1939, as the superhero identity of fictional police officer Dan Garrett, who developed extrasensory powers after downing.Read more on nypost.com