Toxic Avenger Remake Announced – Peter Dinklage to Star & Macon Blair To Direct

Troma’s, The Toxic Avenger is getting a reboot from Legendary

When you hear people complain about remakes or reboots, 90% of the time, I can’t argue, yeah, they’re pointless. But there are times when they get it right, and this, folks…is one of those times!

Peter Dinklage(The Station Agent, Game Of Thrones) has been cast as our outcast mop-wielding hero. And if that news ain’t good enough for you…Macon Blair (I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore, Green Room, Blue Ruin) is attached to direct. Is there any other movie news relevant right now?. Nope.

The original cult classic tells the story a super nerd called, Melvin who is a prime target for all of the jocks and bullies that come with the high school life. That all changes when Melvin falls into some toxic waste and becomes The Toxic Avenger. His weapon of choice?…a mop!.

The Toxic Avenger is only one of the many classics to come from B-movie kings, Troma which was founded by horror treasure, Llyod Kaufman

You can check out all of Troma’s crazy releases below

We will be following The Toxic Avenger very closely. As soon as more news is announced, you guys will be one of the first to know.

As always, thanks for reading.

Words by GG – Founder/Owner/BigCheese @ Moviehooker


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