Angel Manuel Soto, the filmmaker behind Charm City Kings, will direct Blue Beetle, the first DC Films and Warner Bros. superhero movie starring a Latino character. Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, who wrote the upcoming Scarface remake and Miss Bala, penned the script, based on the character who first appeared in the pages of Fox Comics in 1939 before moving to DC comics. There have been multiple Blue Beetle characters over the years, but it looks like the film will focus on Jaime Reyes, a Latino teenager and the third person to take up the Blue Beetle mantle.
Read More »
What are the next DC Comics stories getting the animated movie treatment? Want to see what you missed in the trailer for the Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League video game? Are you ready for the return of Static Shock? Did you notice all the Easter eggs in the first trailers for The Batman and Zack Snyder’s Justice League? Which big time action director wants to take a crack at Blade? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
When is Crisis on Infinite Earths wrapping up the epic crossover? Is there a Blue Beetle series in the works for HBO Max? Will Martin Scorsese ever watch Joker? When does Thor: Love and Thunder start shooting? Is there an Eternals Easter egg hidden in Thor: Ragnarok, and does it mean anything? Could The Defenders appear in a future Marvel series? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
When does Cloak and Dagger return to Freeform? Which Batman villain did Shane West almost play on Gotham instead of Bane? Who is Clark Gregg playing in the sixth season of Agents of SHIELD? What one thing did Hans Zimmer dislike about The Dark Knight score? Will New Mutants really get a theatrical release? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
What was the best-selling comic book title of 2018? Why did M. Night Shyamalan turn down offers to direct Marvel and DC movies? How much did it cost to make the Shazam suit? Did you notice the deep cut comic book Easter eggs in the Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer? What will the New Gods movie focus on according to a new rumor? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 by Jacob Hall
That sound you hear is Warner Bros. taking a long hard look at how Marvel Studios has elevated so many second-string superheroes into box office sensations and muttering “Why can’t we do that?” And with a new Blue Beetle movie, it certainly sounds like they’re going to try to do just that. And this character feels like he could be a big deal – he has the crazy armor of Iron Man, the teenage angst of Spider-Man, and beneath the costume is a Latino kid, offering Warner Bros. a chance for special first for superhero cinema.
Read More »
Which superhero would Mads Mikkelsen like to play an older version of? Will Blue Beetle and Booster Gold ever appear in the Arrowverse? When will Suicide Squad 2 start production? Which comic book arcs are being used for the Venom movie? How does Peter Parker fit into Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse? Will Hugh Jackman return as Wolverine in the MCU? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Who is that dressed up as The Joker above? What do you need to know about Jessica Jones before the Netflix series debuts? Where can you watch the Supergirl pilot for free? What would Alan Tudyk look like as Blue Beetle? How can you get a full refund if you bought Batman: Arkham Knight on PC? What might Iron Man‘s new armor look like in Captain America: Civil War? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Cool Posts From Around the Web:
Who is the Worst X-Man Ever? Which Marvel superhero did Beyoncé dress up as at a recent party? What would it take for Alan Tudyk to play Blue Beetle? Who has Robert Downey Jr. invited to the Captain America: Civil War premiere? Why did the Batman v Superman script change after Jesse Eisenberg joined the cast? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Friday, September 18th, 2015 by Angie Han
Warner Bros. has about ten DC Extended Universe movies planned for the next five years, and it looks like they’re crowding in one more. Rumor has it a Booster Gold / Blue Beetle team-up is in the works, with Greg Berlanti directing and Zak Penn writing. In contrast to the dark and gritty vibe of the other DC projects, this one is envisioned as a buddy comedy. More details on the Booster Gold movie after the jump. Read More »