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A real life superhero – Xolo Maridueña joins us on this very special episode of Mando & Friends. The Los Angeles native and the first Latino superhero to lead a DC film, takes us through his journey leading up to Blue Beetle. Everything from the confidence his family of creatives instilled in him at a young age to crediting his mom and dog with helping him stay humble. The Blue Beetle film is set in the fictional Palmera City, Xolo plays Jaime Reyes, a regular teen who becomes the scarab hero, surrounded by his family throughout the entire adventure. The film beautifully captures the Latino culture’s humor, heart and courage. Blue Beetle is now in theaters! Mando & Friends presented by Verizon features world-renowned artists musicians, high-level athletes changing the game, award winning actors, top market broadcast professionals — and social media stars breaking the internet. These stories being told have never been shared on any other platform. Talks about growing up in a traditional household, inspiring career journeys, discussions on why representation matters, their latest projects and how technology plays a vital role in their daily lives.This isn't an interview. Just a convo between friends.

This isn't an interview. Just a convo between friends.


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