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Xolo Maridueña Casting Confirmed as Blue Beetle for HBO Max

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Cobra Kai Creator Jon Hurwitz congratulated Xolo on his success.

Previously there has been rumored that DC was looking to cast Cobra Kai star Xolo Maridueña for the role of Blue Beetle, and it seems like the casting choice is now confirmed. Xolo Maridueña has been officially confirmed as the DC’s new live-action Jaime Reyes/Blue Beetle.

The confirmation arrived on Monday Night when Maridueña made an appearance at the red carpet premiere of The Suicide Squad. The Hollywood Reporter shared a red-carpet photo from The Suicide Squad with confirmation of the actor’s involvement. Even Xolo got to know about his casting for the Blue Beetle Role just the night before, in a dinner with director Angel Manuel Soto and Warner Bros. execs.

Blue Beetle director Angel Manuel Soto seen with Maridueña in a pic, shared by Aaron Couch. Along with a message that reads, “#BlueBeetle has arrived at #TheSuicideSquad ! Director Angel Manuel Soto and Warners execs surprised Xolo Maridueña with the news at dinner just last night”.

Maridueña later took to his Instagram to confirm the news as well. In his post, he say’s “It’s official…I am beyond grateful to be able to fill in these enormous shoes as one of the first Latino Superhero on the big screen. To the team at DC and on blue beetle, Ángel, Walter, Gareth, Galen, Zev, John…Thank you so much for trusting me with this role, we’re about to make a kickass movie. Also huge congrats to Leslie on getting cast as Batgirl, LETS GO OUT AND SUPPORT THESE MOVIES. THIS MOVIE IS GONNA BE FOR THE WORLD. IM A FU### SUPERHERO WHAT THE HECK”

We also come to know that he always wanted to play Blue Beetle

The Blue Beetle film was announced in November 2018 based upon the modern version of the hero, with Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer joining as the writer.

Cobra Kai Creator Jon Hurwitz congratulated Xolo on his success.

Even fans couldn’t hold their excitement after hearing this news.

Blue Beetle DC movies set to debut on HBO Max. The Project is expected to go into production in early 2022. Meanwhile, Xolo Maridueña will be seen next in Cobra Kai 4, stated to release this year.

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