Actor Kevin Bacon will essay the function of villain within the Legendary’s reboot of the 1984 movie Poisonous Avenger. Directed by Macon Blair, the reboot will probably be a recent re-imagining of Troma Leisure’s 1984 low-budget motion comedy hit.
Kevin, the Hollywood star identified with movies akin to Footloose, A Few Good Males, Hole Man and Mystic River to his credit, joins Peter Dinklage, Jacob Tremblay and Taylour Paige.
In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, Poisonous Avenger will cowl environmental themes and subvert the superhero style within the vein of Deadpool.
Macon has additionally penned the script for the movie, which is able to comply with a struggling everyman who, when pushed right into a vat of poisonous waste, is remodeled right into a mutant freak.
The person should go from shunned outcast to underdog hero as he races to avoid wasting his son, his buddies, and his group from the forces of corruption and greed.
Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz from Troma Leisure will function producers.
The lengthy and profitable run of The Poisonous Avenger spawned sequels The Poisonous Avenger Half II (1989) and The Poisonous Avenger Half III: The Final Temptation of Toxie (1989).
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A 3rd unbiased sequel, titled Citizen Toxie: The Poisonous Avenger IV, was launched in 2000.
The mental property (IP) additionally grew to become a stage musical manufacturing, a kids’s cartoon TV collection and a Marvel comedian.
Kevin presently options in Showtime’s crime drama collection Metropolis on a Hill. He lately wrapped filming for crime thriller One Manner with Travis Fimmel.