Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer Writing ‘Blue Beetle’ Movie For Warner Bros. & DC

Blue Beetle Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer Warner Bros DC ComicsThe Wrap reports that Warner Bros. and DC are developing a Blue Beetle film.

Mexican-Born filmmaker Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer is set to pen the script for a Blue Beetle film, which will reportedly center on Mexican-American boy Jaime Reyes, the third character to take on the Blue Beetle mantle in the comics. The project will be the studio’s first latinx superhero film.

Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer credits include re-writing the screenplay for Universal Pictures’ reimagining of Scarface and penning the script for Sony’s English-language adaptation of Miss Bala.

In DC Comics lore, Dan Garrett was an archeologist who discovered the Blue Beetle Scarab and used its power to fight crime. Though his successor, Ted Kord, was unable to harness the Scarab’s power, the brilliant billionaire took on the Blue Beetle mantle from his mentor using technology and martial arts. Years later, a teenage boy named Jaime Reyes came into the possession of the Blue Beetle Scarab and used it to manifest a weaponized exoskeleton. Taking on the Beetle Mantle, Jaime used the suit to fight crime alongside his two best friends Brenda and Paco.

Created by Keith Giffen, John Rogers, and Cully Hamner, Jaime Reyes made his first appearance in DC’s Infinite Crisis #5 in 2006. 

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Source: The Wrap

The 9 Best Things About ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

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Red Dead Redemption 2Well, cowboys and cowgirls, Red Dead Redemption 2 is finally here. Eight years after the original title took the gaming world by storm, Rockstar is back with a prequel set ten years before the original. For people who like horses but may not want to ride them in real life, they’re in luck, because anyone who plays Red Dead Redemption 2 will be sitting on a horse for quite a while. As you pursue an outlaw life, jumping from town-to-town, players explore a world full of danger and excitement behind every corner.

Red Dead Redemption 2 has already broken pretty much every entertainment record imaginable. It’s had the most successful opening weekend for any entertainment product ever, so you don’t need to take my word on why this game is so good, just go look at the numbers. Underneath the massive, 60-hour story, is a beautiful world layered with complicated characters, powerful predators and painful memories. So, what are you waiting for, go jump on your horse and start playing this game!

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