Deadline is reporting that Basic Instinct actress Sharon Stone will be playing Victoria Kord in Warner Bros/DC’s Blue Beetle.
Stone joins a growing cast in the Angel Manuel Soto-directed, Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer’s scripted movie John Rickard is producing. Xolo Maridueña will play the title role. George Lopez, Adrianna Barraza, Harvey Guillén, Bruna Marquezine, Damián Alcázar, Belissa Escobedo, and Elpidia Carrillo also star.
The movie was originally developed for HBO Max but then segued to theatrical with an Aug. 18, 2023 release date. Warner’s is killing at the box office of late with The Batman which crossed $672M WW, soon to hit $700M.
Stone is reportedly a new character created for the film and believed to be the wife of Ted Kord. Kord is the second Blue Beetle in DC comicbook lore.