'Blue Beetle' to premiere on Max on Nov. 17

George Lopez's "Blue Beetle" is set to premiere on Max next weekend. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Superhero movie, Blue Beetle, is set to premiere on streaming service Max Nov. 17.

Based on the DC Comics character of the same name, the film stars Cobra Kai actor Xolo Maridueña as Jaime Reyes, a teenager who gains superpowers after he is chosen as the host of a mysterious Blue Beetle scarab.

Raoul Max Trujillo plays the villain Carapax.

The cast also includes Susan Sarandon, Adriana Barraza, Damián Alcázar and George Lopez.

Blue Beetle was written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer and directed by Angel Manuel Soto.

Released in theaters during the summer, it is the 14th film in the DC Extended Universe.