June 19, 2024 9:31 am

Blue Beetle's Director Rescued It From a Streaming Debut
Blue Beetle's Director Rescued It From a Streaming Debut

Blue Beetle’s Director Rescued It From a Streaming Debut

Blue Beetle was originally slated for an exclusive streaming release on Max before its director stepped in. The movie’s narrative revolves around Jaime Reyes, portrayed by the talented Xolo Maridueña, who unexpectedly becomes the chosen host of the Scarab – an ancient relic of alien biotechnology. This transformation bestows upon Jaime a formidable suit of armor, endowed with an array of unpredictable and extraordinary powers. Director Angel Manuel Soto championed the idea that such a cinematic venture should not be confined to streaming platforms.

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​Blue Beetle’s director fought to turn the tables, rescuing the film from an HBO Max streaming fate to deliver a cinematic experience. Read More