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Jacob Tremblay Joins the Cast of Legendary Pictures’ Upcoming ‘Toxic Avenger’ Reboot

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Jacob Tremblay Joins the Cast of Legendary Pictures' Upcoming 'Toxic Avenger' Reboot

It’s been two years since we last got an update on director Macon Blair and Legendary Pictures’ reboot of Lloyd Kaufman‘s original 1984 comedy horror film The Toxic Avenger. According to a recent report from our friends over at the Deadline website, actor Jacob Tremblay (The Book of Henry) has joined the cast of the upcoming project.

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The site also shared the film’s synopsis:

“A contemporary reimagining of Troma Entertainment’s successful 1984 low-budget action comedy hit, The Toxic Avenger is steeped in environmental themes and subverts the superhero genre in the vein of Deadpool. When a struggling everyman 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. Troma’s Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz will serve as producers.”

The film also stars Peter Dinklage (Pixels).

Are you guys excited for the return of Toxie? How do you feel about the original getting a reboot? As usual, you can sound off down in our comments section below this news post to let us know your thoughts on this latest update.

Kaufman and Michael Herz of Troma Entertainment will serve as producers with Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter overseeing for Legendary.

Stay turned for more updates on The Toxic Avenger reboot.

Actor Jacob Tremblay

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