The planned superhero movie Blue Beetle, which is being made by DC Studios and The Safran Company, is based on the DC Comics character Jaime Reyes, also known as Blue Beetle.

On August 18, 2023, Blue Beetle will be released in theatres after abandoning its initial plan for an HBO Max direct-to-streaming release.

The script for the movie was written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer and directed by Angel Manuel Soto.By the end of November 2018, Dunnet-Alcocer had joined the cast of a movie

that would star Reyes and was in early development. In February 2021, Soto received a contract to helm the movie for the HBO Max streaming service.