News Movies News | Written by Laura Potier 17/12/2021

BLUE BEETLE, THE LAST TRAIN TO NEW YORK & TOTO Announce Release Dates

Warner Bros' tentpoles for 2023 and beyond have been announced: New Line's Train to Busan remake, now titled The Last Train to New York, DC's Blue Beetle, and the animated feature Toto will all be releasing over 2023-4.

Blue Beetle, the first DC film to centre on a Latino superhero (played by Cobra Kai's Xolo Maridueña), will hit screens on August 18th, 2023. The superhero film, which hails from Angel Manuel Soto and writer Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, follows a young teenagers who gains superpowers when he comes into contact with alien armour. Maridueña will portray the most recent version of Blue Beetle, introduced in 2006 as the Mexican-American Jaime Reyes. Much like Batgirl, the film was originally set to premiere on HBO Max, but will now start its run exclusively in cinemas. It now joins DC's theatrical slate alongside Black Adam, The Flash, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom and Shazam! Fury of the Gods.

An English-language remake of the popular Korean zombie film, The Last Train to New York will be hurtling into cinemas on April 21st, 2023. Timo Tjahjanto directs from a script by Gary Dauberman, with James Wan producing the project.

Meanwhile, Alex Timbers' Toto, an animated retelling of The Wizard of Oz from the famous dog's point of view, will land in February 2nd, 2024.