The DCEU is including a brand new hero to the combination, experiences. Jamie Reyes, AKA the Blue Beetle, might be starring in his personal film directed by Allure Metropolis Kings’ Angel Manuel Soto and written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer (Miss Bala, Scarface). This might be DC’s first Lantio-focused movie.
In DC Comics, Jaime Reyes is the third particular person to carry the Blue Beetle mantle. A Mexican-American teenager in El Paso, Texas, Jaime’s life was turned the wrong way up when he stumbled upon an Alien scarab artifact that fused itself to his physique, giving him the power to summon a sentient go well with of excessive tech armor. As Blue Beetle, Jaime solely has a sure diploma of management over the armor, which frequently will get him into–or out of–trouble, whether or not he likes it or not.
Jaime is the primary particular person within the Blue Beetle legacy to truly merge with the scarab, although he’s usually mentored by the second Blue Beetle, Ted Kord. Ted was a well-known adventurer and inventor who didn’t have superpowers of his personal, however slightly relied on devices and expertise to help in his caped crusading. Regardless of this disconnect, Ted is more than pleased to make use of his mind (and appreciable wealth) to assist Jaime uncover the scarab’s secrets and techniques and get his foot within the door with the entire superhero enterprise.
Since his introduction Jaime has grow to be one of many cornerstone members of the Teen Titans, has featured prominently within the animated collection Younger Justice, and has even briefly served on the Justice League.
In response to The Wrap, manufacturing on Blue Beetle is about to start this fall.