DC comics’ life in theaters has been a wild one over the previous couple of years, and the DCEU has loads of ups and downs. However that shared universe goes to be prior to now quickly, since new co-CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran are creating a brand new franchise. However a handful of characters are nonetheless being included within the new DCU, together with Xolo Maridueña as Blue Beetle. And the Cobra Kai actor not too long ago revealed how Gunn let him know he was staying with DC, regardless of this main shakeup.
Numerous upcoming DC motion pictures had been within the can when Gunn and Safran took the reins, together with the Blue Beetle flick. Initially supposed for a launch on Max, it was given the complete theatrical therapy and hit theaters again in August. Maridueña is likely one of the solely actors who will reprise their function within the new DCU, even when it is presumably a special timeline. He spoke to ComicBook about how he bought this information, sharing:
There you may have it. It appears to be like like Xolo Maridueña knew he was returning to the DCU when Blue Beetle was nonetheless in its post-production part. So whereas followers and even different actors puzzled in regards to the destiny of different DC heroes, he was in a position to relaxation straightforward figuring out his journey as Jaime Reyes had solely simply begun.
Maridueña might be reprising his function within the new DCU, as will John Cena’s Peacemaker and Viola Davis’ Amanda Waller. However how they’ll be used stays a thriller in the intervening time. Later in that very same interview, the 22 year-old actor spoke about he feels about his ongoing function, providing:
Precisely what’s coming subsequent for Blue Beetle stays unclear, particularly if he’s really going to be a special model of that character. The Blue Beetle finish credit scene teased the long run, however we could also be in a special timeline totally.
In the long run the Blue Beetle struggled to carry out on the field workplace, however fortunately Maridueña will get the prospect to play that titular DC hero once more. The film’s field workplace struggles aren’t essentially about that film, however continues in a downward pattern for the DCEU because the announcement it was going to get replaced. In spite of everything, why make investments money and time in a film that’s in the end not going to issue into future installments? Fortunately, Blue Beetle not too long ago turned accessible to stream with a Max subscription.
Blue Beetle is streaming now on Max, and the following (and remaining) DCEU film hitting theaters is Aquaman 2 on December twentieth. Within the meantime, take a look at the 2024 film launch dates to plan your subsequent film expertise.