Blue Beetle will be the next DC comic’s character added to the WB slate as The Wrap reports Charm City Kings director Angel Manuel Soto will helm the upcoming superhero film.
Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer has pinned the script for the studio and now they’ve found their director in Soto.
Blue Beetle will focus on Jamie Reyes, a young Mexican-America teenager who discovers a powerful alien weapon to become the armored superhero Blue Beetle.
“It is an honor to direct Blue Beetle, the first Latino superhero film for DC, I want to sincerely thank everyone at Warner Bros. and DC for trusting me to bring Jaime Reyes to life. I can’t wait to make history together.”-Angel Manuel Soto via The Wrap
Currently the film is eyeing a fall production start adding to the slew of DC films scheduled to start filming this year.
Source: The Wrap