Bobby Krlic (aka The Haxan Cloak) (Midsommar, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, Returnal, Snowpiercer, Triple 9, Paper Girls, Seven Seconds) has been tapped to score the upcoming superhero movie Blue Beetle. The film is directed by Angel Manuel Soto (Charm City Kings) and stars star Xolo Maridueñ, Adriana Barraza, Bruna Marquezine, Belissa Escobedo, Susan Sarandon, George Lopez, Harvey Guillén, Elpidia Carrillo, Damián Alcázar and Raoul Max Trujillo. The movie based on the DC Comics character and revolves around teenager Jaime Reyes who gains superpowers when he encounters alien armor. Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer (Miss Bala) wrote the screenplay. John Rickard (Rampage, How to Be Single) and Zev Foreman (Antebellum, Colossal) are producing the project. Blue Beetle is scheduled to be released in theaters nationwide on August 18, 2023 by Warner Bros. Pictures.

As previously reported, Krlic’s recent projects also include the Netflix series Beef (premiering this Thursday, April 6) and Beau Is Afraid (to be released in select theater on April 14 before expanding nationwide on April 21) coming up.