Susan Sarandon has been cast as the villain in DC’s upcoming Blue Beetle movie. – The UBJ
Susan Sarandon has joined the cast of the upcoming DC Extended Universe movie Blue Beetle as the villainous Victoria Kord.Susan Sarandon has joined the cast of the upcoming DC Extended Universe movie Blue Beetle as the villainous Victoria Kord. Jaime Reyes made his comic book debut in Infinite Crisis #3 as a youngster from El Paso who discovers the Blue Beetle, which grafts onto his spine, created by Keith Giffen, John Rogers, and Cully Hammer. Through his Blue Beetle armor, Jaime gains superhuman abilities such as strength, speed, weaponry, and wings.
In late 2018 it was revealed that a Blue Beetle movie was in the works, with Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer penning the story, before moving forward in early 2021 with indie director Angel Manuel Soto at the helm. Shortly after, Cobra Kai star Xolo Mariduea was cast as the title hero, and the cast has since expanded to include George Lopez, Adrianna Barraza, Elpidia Carrillo, Damián Alcázar, Belissa Escobedo, Roul Max Trujillo , Bruna Marquezine, and Harvey Guillén. Blue Beetle, which was originally slated as an HBO Max movie, is being retconned for theatrical release next year, and with production slated to begin in the coming months, a major new addition to the cast has been done.
Despite the fact that she does not exist in the books, the character of Sarandon has a relationship with the film’s main hero, Jaime Reyes AKA Blue Beetle. Before El Paso teenager Jaime Reyes was known as the Blue Beetle, a man named Ted Kord held the title. Ted even had a power-hungry uncle he would stop from trying to rule the world. It’s possible that Victoria Kord of Sarandon is a gendered version of Ted’s uncle, arranging a meeting between Jaime and the former Bug Suit wearer.
Sharon Stone was originally cast as the character of Victoria Cord, which was developed specifically for the production, but now it’s said the Oscar-winning actor (known for playing a dead man in Walking, Friend And Thelma and Louise) takes over.
Xolo Mariduna (Moss Cobra) Blue Beetle Stars When an alien beetle attaches itself to Texas kid Jaime Reyes, he unexpectedly gains some remarkable skills. when asked about his historic casting as the first Latino lead in a superhero movie in August 2021. I’m honored to be a part of this endeavor alongside Angel. [Director Manuel Soto] Someone like him “I think it’s essential, and I don’t want to stay in my box too long, but representation is essential.”