“Do you want more Latino Superheroes? Then show up this weekend for Blue Beetle. Let’s make history!”
Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition
The first Latino led superhero movie is on the scene with Blue Beetle! NHMC Impact Award Honoree, Xolo Maridueña, stars as Jamie Reyes aka Blue Beetle. The film is directed by Ángel Manuel Soto, written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, and also features NHMC Visionary Alliance member, Harvey Guillén; NHMC Impact Award Honoree, George Lopez, as well as Adrianna Barraza, Belissa Escobedo, Bruna Marquezine, Damián Alcázar, Elpidia Carollo, Raoul Max Trujillo, Susan Sarandon, Becky G as the voice of “Khaji-Da” the scarab, and many more.
Recent college grad Jaime Reyes returns home full of aspirations for his future, only to find that home is not quite as he left it. As he searches to find his purpose in the world, fate intervenes when Jaime unexpectedly finds himself in possession of an ancient relic of alien biotechnology: the Scarab. When the Scarab suddenly chooses Jaime to be its symbiotic host, he is bestowed with an incredible suit of armor capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the superhero Blue Beetle.
The reviews are in!
With a Tomatometer of 85% this movie is sure to be a fun and action-packed story for everyone.
Make sure to get out there and #SupportLatinoCreatives.
Blue Beetle is in theaters this Friday, August 18th!