The Toxic Avenger

The Toxic Avenger
  • 2022
  • US
  • Directed by: Macon Blair
  • Cast: Jacob Tremblay, Peter Dinklage, Kevin Bacon, Taylour Paige, Julia Davis

A mild-mannered young man becomes a powerful superhero after being exposed to toxic waste.

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Kevin Bacon to play villain in Toxic Avenger

12 Jun 2021

Film gossip

Kevin Bacon will play a villain in 'Toxic Avenger'. The 62-year-old actor is set to join Peter Dinklage, Jacob Tremblay and Taylour Paige in Macon Blair's upcoming reboot of the 1984 film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Blair has written the new…

Elijah Wood rumoured to star in Toxic Avenger reboot

3 Jun 2021

Film gossip

Elijah Wood is rumoured to be joining the cast of 'The Toxic Avenger' reboot. According to movie website The Illuminerdi, the 'Lord of the Rings' star will play the lead villain in the film. The site claims that Elijah will portray Bob Garbinger, the…

Taylour Paige to star in Toxic Avenger reboot

4 May 2021

Film gossip

Taylour Paige is to star in the 'Toxic Avenger' reboot. The 30-year-old actress has been tapped to play the female lead in a reimagining of the 1984 superhero splatter flick of the same name. Macon Blair is on board to write and direct the new film with…

Peter Dinklage joins The Toxic Avenger reboot

1 Dec 2020

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Peter Dinklage is reportedly set to star in a reboot of 'The Toxic Avenger'. The 'Game of Thrones' star will take on the lead role of Toxie in Legendary's upcoming contemporary reimagining of the 1984 superhero movie of the same name. As reported by…

Toxic Avenger set for reboot and possible franchise

11 Dec 2018

Film gossip

'Toxic Avenger' is set for a reboot and possible big screen franchise. The 1984 cult classic told the story of the grotesque mutant superhero alter ego of a mild-mannered young man Melvin Ferd, and went on to become Troma Entertainment's mascot. The…

Conrad Vernon to direct Toxic Avenger remake

13 Sep 2016

Film gossip

'Sausage Party' co-director Conrad Vernon is to helm 'The Toxic Avenger' remake. The 46-year-old filmmaker - whose other credits include the 'Shrek' series, 'Monsters vs. Aliens' - is going to be responsible for bringing the grotesque schlock superhero…

Arnold Schwarzenegger in talks for Toxic Avenger

14 May 2013

Film gossip

Arnold Schwarzenegger is in talks to star in 'The Toxic Avenger'. The 'Terminator' actor is in negotiations to lead the cast in director-and-writer Steve Pink's blockbuster remake of the low budget sci-fi movie. The film centres on a high school student…

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