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‘The Toxic Avenger’ Remake: Director Macon Blair Confirms Filming Has Officially Wrapped

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'The Toxic Avenger' Remake: Director Macon Blair Confirms Filming Has Officially Wrapped

Filming has officially wrapped in Bulgaria on Legendary Pictures Entertainment and director Macon Blair‘s remake of Troma‘s 1984 comedy horror classic The Toxic Avenger. Blair made the announced on his Twitter account this past Friday the 13th, which has been included below.

RELATED: KEVIN BACON LANDS VILLAIN ROLE IN LEGENDARY PICTURES’ ‘TOXIC AVENGER’ REBOOT!

Blair’s modern take on Troma’s The Toxic Avenger stars Peter Dinklage as

“Winston, a stereotypical weakling who works as a janitor at Garb-X health club and is diagnosed with a terminal illness that can only be cured by an expensive treatment that his greedy, power hungry employer refuses to pay for. After deciding to take matters into his own hands and rob his company, Winston falls into a pit of toxic waste and is transformed into a deformed monster that sets out to do good and get back at all the people who have wronged him.”

Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz of Troma Entertainment served as producers on the project with Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter overseeing for Legendary.


Are you a fan of Troma Entertainment’s original 1984 film? If so, will you be checking out the new one on its release date? As usual, you can let us know the answers to both of these questions down in our comments section below this article.

The film also stars Kevin Bacon, Jacob Tremblay, and Taylour Paige.

Stay turned to Dark Universe for an official release date announcement.

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