“Cobra Kai” Star Xolo Maridueña May Be Blue Beetle for HBO!

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it would appear that Xolo Maridueña, star of “Cobra Kai,” may just be putting all that training to use! According to The Wrap, Maridueña reportedly in the running to play DC Comics superhero Blue Beetle in the upcoming live action project for HBO Max.

Blue Beetle” will center on Jaime Reyes (Maridueña), the third person to carry the mantle of Blue Beetle. He’s a Mexican American teenager, which would make this the first major superhero stand alone film to star a Latino.

Angel Manuel SotoCharm City Kings” is set to direct from a script by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer.

On “Cobra Kai,Maridueña plays Miguel Diaz, student of the infamous karate dojo run by Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka).