Peter Dinklage Takes the Lead in The Toxic Avenger Remake

Peter Dinklage Takes the Lead in The Toxic Avenger Remake
Peter Dinklage has locked down his next big gig. The former Game of Thrones actor has been tapped to headline The Toxic Avenger reboot, which is currently in the works at Legendary Pictures. Macon Blair (I don't Feel at Home In This World Anymore) has been tapped to direct the movie, which will reimagine the 1984 Troma flick for modern audiences.

According to multiple reports, Peter Dinklage has closed a deal to star in The Toxic Avenger. No other cast members have been revealed at this time. The reboot is being positioned as a subversion of the superhero genre, with comparisons being made to Deadpool. Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz, who directed the original, are on board as producers. A logline for the movie has been revealed as well, which reads as follows.

"When a struggling everyman is pushed into a vat of toxic waste, he is transformed into a mutant
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