Batman is the cornerstone of the DC universe. so when blue beetle The trailer featured a one-liner about superheroes being fascists, which upset some hardcore comic fans.
Responding to the response, filmmaker Angel Manuel Soto and star Xolo Maridueña have given their versions.
The director explained, “We always wanted to enjoy the way Rudy talks about other superheroes.” slashfilm,
“So, those who are offended by this, give us a chance. We are just trying to entertain with characters we love.
Soto continued, “Everyone in our movie likes Batman and Superman and the Flash.”
“And of course, we have our criticisms about all of that, as we all should. But that doesn’t mean we hate Batman. We love Batman.
However, the lead star took a non-conciliatory approach, “**That! Jaime and the audience may not agree with Rudy, but you’re allowed to have your opinion.”
He continued, “It’s fine… if you got any kind of feeling about it, that was it. So, I think if you agree with it, if you don’t agree with it, it’s put there for a reason. And you know, people who have shrines to Batman in their homes can put them there and not have to worry.
blue beetle The first film in the new DC universe by James Gunn and Peter Safran. The film will hit the theaters on 18 August 2023.