Actor Kevin Bacon will essay the position of villain in Legendary’s reboot of the 1984 movie Poisonous Avenger. Directed by Macon Blair, the reboot shall be a recent re-imagining of Troma Leisure’s 1984 low-budget motion comedy hit.
Bacon, the Hollywood star recognized with movies comparable to Footloose, A Few Good Males, Hole Man and Mystic River to his credit, joins Peter Dinklage, Jacob Tremblay and Taylour Paige.
Based on The Hollywood Reporter, Poisonous Avenger will cowl environmental themes and subvert the superhero style within the vein of Deadpool.
Blair has additionally penned the script for the movie, which can 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 save lots of his son, his pals, 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).
A 3rd unbiased sequel, titled Citizen Toxie: The Poisonous Avenger IV, was launched in 2000.
The mental property (IP) additionally turned a stage musical manufacturing, a youngsters’s cartoon TV sequence and a Marvel comedian.
Bacon at the moment options in Showtime’s crime drama sequence Metropolis on a Hill. He lately wrapped filming for crime thriller “One Means” with Travis Fimmel.