June 15, 2024 5:42 pm

Blue Beetle Director Turned to The Raid for Fight Scene Inspiration
Blue Beetle Director Turned to The Raid for Fight Scene Inspiration

Blue Beetle Director Turned to The Raid for Fight Scene Inspiration

The director behind Blue Beetle, Ángel Manuel Soto, reveals that he turned to one of modern cinema’s greatest action outings for inspiration for the fight sequences: the 2011 action thriller The Raid. Speaking recently with DiscussingFilm, the filmmaker explained that he wanted the fighting in the DC movie to be “visceral,” and thus looked to director Gareth Evans and star Iko Uwais’ 2011 action masterclass for how to depict the superhero punches.

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​Blue Beetle director Ángel Manuel Soto looked to the visceral fight sequences of The Raid for his DC movie. Read More