The reboot, starring Taylour Paige, Peter Dinklage and Jacob Tremblay, shall be a reimagining of 1984’s low-budget motion comedy hit, The Toxic Avenger.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 08:30 PM IST
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom actor Taylour Paige has been roped in as the feminine lead for Legendary’s new Toxic Avenger film. Paige joins cast members Peter Dinklage and Jacob Tremblay on the undertaking to be directed by Macon Blair.
The reboot shall be a up to date reimagining of Troma Entertainment’s 1984 low-budget motion comedy hit, The Toxic Avenger, reported Deadline. Toxic Avenger will cowl environmental themes and subvert the superhero style within the vein of Deadpool.
When a struggling everyman is pushed right into a vat of poisonous waste, he’s remodeled right into a mutant freak who should go from shunned outcast to underdog hero as he races to save lots of his son, his buddies and his group from the forces of corruption and greed, reads the plot line.
Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz from Troma will function producers.
The lengthy and profitable run of The Toxic Avenger spawned sequels The Toxic Avenger Part II, The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie, and Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV. The mental property (IP) also turned a stage musical manufacturing, a youngsters’s cartoon TV collection and a Marvel comedian.