Said to be a “contemporary reimaging” of Troma Entertainment’s successful 1984 low-budget action-comedy, Macon Blair will take the helm on the project. Troma’s Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz will serve as producers.
Drawing parallels to an eco-friendly ‘Deadpool’, the original centred on a struggling everyman after he is pushed into a vat of toxic waste, he is transformed into a mutant freak who must go from shunned outcast to underdog hero as he races to save his son, his friends and his community from the forces of corruption and greed.
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The original film spawned a franchise that went on to produce sequels ‘The Toxic Avenger Part II’, ‘The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie