Warner Bros. is set to bring the latest addition to the DC Extended Universe, “Blue Beetle,” to home entertainment platforms. Fans of the superhero film starring Xolo Maridueña can mark their calendars for the upcoming release of the movie on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD.
Release Date Confirmed
Blue Beetle is scheduled to hit 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD on October 31, 2023. This physical release follows just over a month after the film’s digital debut on September 26, offering fans multiple options to enjoy the superhero saga. As of now, Blue Beetle is still running in theaters and has already amassed over $120 million in box office earnings since its premiere on August 18.
Synopsis of Blue Beetle
In Blue Beetle, the story follows college graduate Jaime Reyes, who returns home with dreams for his future, only to find his hometown transformed. Fate takes a turn when he becomes the unexpected host of an ancient alien biotechnological relic known as the Scarab. This symbiotic connection grants Jaime a powerful suit of armor with extraordinary abilities, propelling him into his destiny as the superhero Blue Beetle.
Bonus Content for Fans
Both the digital and physical releases of Blue Beetle will include exciting bonus features:
- Generations: Blue Beetle (4-part documentary) – This documentary explores the journey of actors and filmmakers who brought “Blue Beetle” to life, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process.
- Nana Knows Best (featurette) – Witness the transformation of Nana, from an adorable ‘abuelita’ into an unexpected revolutionary, with glimpses of her entertaining moments on set.
- Scarab Vision (two-part featurette) – Hosted by Xolo Maridueña, this featurette delves into scene study walk-throughs, revealing how the Scarab works and its pivotal role in some of Blue Beetle’s most epic moments.
What’s Next for DC?
With Blue Beetle soon arriving on home entertainment platforms, Warner Bros. and DC are gearing up for their final DCEU installment of 2023: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. In this sequel, Jason Momoa’s Arthur Curry/Aquaman teams up with his half-brother Orm to thwart Black Manta’s destructive plans. Directed by James Wan, The Lost Kingdom is set to hit theaters in December, promising more thrilling adventures in the DC cinematic universe.
In the meantime, Blue Beetle continues its theatrical run, with digital availability starting on September 26, followed by the 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD release on October 31. DC enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the world of this young superhero and anticipate what’s in store for the ever-expanding DC Extended Universe.