The article highlights the release of the DC Studios film, Blue Beetle, which is now available for viewing on YouTube. The film revolves around the origin story of Jaime Reyes, played by Xolo Maridueña, and his transformation into the Blue Beetle, a DC superhero. With the support of his close-knit family, including his eccentric techie uncle portrayed by George Lopez, Jaime embarks on a heartfelt journey filled with endearing characters. The opening sequence of the film introduces Susan Sarandon as the antagonist, Victoria Kord, and Harvey Guillén as her minion, as they plot to attain the power of the Beetle.
For those intrigued by the film’s preview, there are several special features included in the “Premium Digital Ownership” release of Blue Beetle, as well as upcoming releases in 4K UHD and Blu-ray formats. One of the highlights is the four-part documentary titled “Generations: Blue Beetle,” which provides an in-depth look at the actors and filmmakers involved in bringing the character to the big screen for the first time. Additionally, the featurette titled “Nana Knows Best” showcases the transformation of Nana, Jaime’s grandmother, into a machine gun-wielding revolutionary and offers a glimpse into her memorable moments on set. Another featurette called “Scarab Vision” is a two-part series hosted by Xolo Maridueña, which delves into the workings of the scarab and its significance in some of Blue Beetle’s most epic moments.
Blue Beetle is currently available for digital viewing on various platforms, and it is set to be released on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD formats on October 31st. For more information on upcoming releases from Marvel, Star Wars, Star Trek, and the DC Universe, as well as updates on Doctor Who, readers can visit io9 for the latest news.