Updated: Oct 16
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WARNER BROS. Home Entertainment and DC Universe tell the action-packed, modern origin story of recent college grad Jaime Reyes (Xolo Maridueña) who 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.
“Blue Beetle” will arrive on 4K Ultra HD (digital) on September 26 and 4K (physical disc) on October 31.
From director by Ángel Manuel Soto and screenwriter Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, the ensemble cast includes Adriana Barraza (“Rambo: Last Blood,” “Thor”), Damían Alcázar (“Narcos,” “Narcos: Mexico”), Elpidia Carrillo (“Mayans M.C.,” the “Predator” films), Bruna Marquezine (“Maldivas,” “God Save the King”), Raoul Max Trujillo (the “Sicario” films, “Mayans M.C.”), with Oscar winner Susan Sarandon (“Monarch,” “Dead Man Walking”), and George Lopez (the “Rio and “Smurf” franchises). The film also stars Belissa Escobedo (“American Horror Stories,” “Hocus Pocus 2”) and Harvey Guillén (“What We Do in the Shadows”).
“Generations: Blue Beetle” – 4-part documentary
Told in distinct chapters, explore the journeys of actors and filmmakers bringing “Blue Beetle” to the big screen for the first time ever. Audiences will be immersed in the POV of filmmakers who showcase their experiences on set and in their creative studios making the story of this DC character a reality.
Nana Knows Best – featurette
Witness Nana's transformation from an adorable 'abuelita' into a machine gun-wielding revolutionary, and stop in for a few of her most fun moments on set throughout production.
Scarab Vision – 2-part featurette
Xolo Maridueña hosts this series of scene study walk-throughs that showcases how the scarab works and the role it plays in some of Blue Beetle's most epic moments.
Video – No details were provided if the IMAX scenes will be in 1.90:1 aspect ratio or all formatted to 2.39:1. The film was captured on ARRIRAW 4.5K digital cameras with Panavision lens, but no detail if mastered in TRUE 4K or not.
Audio – Eight-channel Dolby Atmos