The Toxic Avenger returns in a reimagining from Legendary.
Get ready, fans of cult classics and superhero madness, because this year’s Fantastic Fest kicks off with a bang on Thursday evening, September 21st, as the new photos from “The Toxic Avenger” hit the big screen. Filmmaker Macon Blair resurrects the iconic mop-wielding anti-hero in a contemporary reimagining of Troma Entertainment’s 1984 comedic action hit, “The Toxic Avenger,” originally brought to life by genre legend Lloyd Kaufman. Blair also wrote the screenplay based on Kaufman’s original creation. See the
“The Toxic Avenger” is back with a cast consisting of stars. It includes Peter Dinklage, Jacob Tremblay, Taylour Paige, Julia Davis, Jonny Coyne, Elijah Wood, and Kevin Bacon. This ensemble promises to breathe new life into a beloved character and narrative. Check out the photos below!
The film’s storyline revolves around Winston Gooze, a downtrodden janitor who undergoes a radical transformation after a toxic accident. Gooze emerges as a new kind of hero, “The Toxic Avenger,” armed with superhuman strength and a glowing mop. His mission? To rescue his son and thwart a power-hungry corporate villain intent on exploiting toxic superpowers for his polluted empire.
As fans await this revival of “The Toxic Avenger,” Fantastic Fest 2023 promises to be an unforgettable cinematic experience. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of the original or new to the world of toxic heroism, this contemporary reimagining will deliver the action, humor, and excitement that made the original a beloved classic. Be prepared to witness “The Toxic Avenger” in a new light. He is armed with a mop and ready to take on the world again.