The DC movie world is getting bigger with the announcement that Jaime Reyes, a.k.a. Blue Beetle is in development to hit the big screen. This will be the first Latino-led standalone superhero movie feature, according to The Wrap. Mexican-born screenwriter Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer will pen the screenplay, with Zev Foreman executive producing for Warner Bros.
Jaime Reyes’ Blue Beetle first appeared in comic form in 2006’s Infinite Crisis #3. Reyes appeared on the small screen, briefly, in Smallville, as well as in animated form.