Raoul Max Trujillo is ready to make his debut as Carapax the Indestructible Man in Blue Beetle, making him the primary villain of the brand-new DC Universe. But, it appears the actor is already hungry to return wherever Warner Bros. and DC can match him, particularly if meaning going through off towards Superman.
Whereas Carapax the Indestructible Man is finest generally known as a villain of the second Blue Beetle Ted Kord, the character has been no stranger in crossing over with the bigger DC Universe. Most notably, Conrad Carapax appeared within the opening pages of Motion Comics #841 in 2006 to face off towards the Man of Metal. When requested if he’d be keen to return to the position sooner or later to face off towards Superman, Blue Beetle actor Raoul Max Trujillo stated he’s all in.
“What do you think? [Laughs] Hell yeah! I want to take on Henry Cavill,” Trujillo informed Heroic Hollywood. “No, I would be all for that. And hopefully, it’ll happen because I signed a nice deal to cross over into the DC Universe. It depends on where they go, how they go, and how they figure I can fit in, but yes, I would love that because I love this character, especially the unique story given to him recently. As for Superman, I haven’t seen [him] lately, but you see the evolution of Batman, especially in the latest ones, and especially the Joker. If they’re doing something similar with Superman, that could be really interesting for sure. I’m all in. You don’t need to twist my arm!”
It needs to be famous earlier than followers get too excited that Raoul Max Trujillo possible isn’t conscious that the position of Superman has been recast from Henry Cavill for Superman: Legacy, with David Corenswet taking on the position of the Man of Metal. Regardless, the actor’s seemingly beefy contract virtually guarantees that followers shall be seeing extra of Carapax the Indestructible Man in the way forward for the DC Universe, or on the very least in a possible sequel to Blue Beetle.
Dealing with off towards Superman isn’t the one place Raoul Max Trujillo might return, in fact. Conrad Carapax was additionally a short-lived member of the Suicide Squad within the comics, probably setting the actor to return in a number one position in a sequel to 2021’s The Suicide Squad. It’s additionally doable he’ll seem to problem Ted Kord within the upcoming Booster Gold sequence, because the titular character is the perfect buddy of the Kord model of Blue Beetle within the comics. Although with the film nonetheless just a few months from launch, it’s possible not even Trujillo is aware of what the long run holds for the Indestructible Man.
Who’s DC’s Blue Beetle?
Blue Beetle is one in every of DC’s lesser-known heroes, however he has a devoted fanbase nonetheless. Created in 1939 by Charles Wojtkowski, Blue Beetle has gone via a number of iterations over time. The Jaime Reyes model of the character was launched through the occasions of 2006’s Infinite Disaster and rapidly grew to become a fan-favorite.
Within the pages of DC Comics, Jaime Reyes is a youngster from El Paso, Texas. Jaime discovers a scarab beetle-shaped system that bonds together with his physique, giving him entry to a sophisticated swimsuit of armor and varied powers. He turns into the newest in an extended line of Blue Beetles and should study to steadiness his newfound talents together with his on a regular basis life.
Angel Manuel Soto is directing Blue Beetle from a screenplay by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer. The complete solid of the film additionally contains Bruna Marquezine, Belissa Escobedo, George Lopez, Adriana Barraza, Elpidia Carrillo, Damián Alcázar, Raoul Max Trujillo, Susan Sarandon and Harvey Guillén.
Blue Beetle is at the moment scheduled to hit theaters on August 18, 2023. Keep tuned for the newest information surrounding the movie.