Toxic Avenger reboot makes Elijah Wood the main villain
Legendary Entertainment’s Toxic Avenger reboot would have made Elijah Wood the main antagonist against the cult hero of Peter Dinklage.
Élie Bois de The Lord of the Rings the celebrity would have been chosen as the main villain of Legendary Entertainment Poisonous avenger to restart.
According to The Illuminerdi, Wood will play Bob Garbinger, who is described as: “Leonine hair and weird plastic surgery. Evil shady company boss Garb X. He has no respect for well-being except himself and launches into murderous madness to become as powerful as Toxie. His ego is bolstered by his standing among city officials, but in reality he lives in fear of the underworld gang to which he is indebted. “
Legendary secured the rights to the franchise in 2018, and several months later Macon Blair was asked to write and direct the project. Early 2021, Poisonous avengerLloyd Kaufman’s original co-director commented on Blair’s script, saying “It’s better than the original. Macon Blair knows Troma better than I do. He’s seen it all. He’s seen the cartoon, he’s seen the Halloween special … And he loves our movies like The war of Troma and Firmer terror… He knows Troma’s sense of humor, the combination of burlesque and satire with the theme of the environment. “
Based on the 1984 cult classic of the same name. Set in a fantasy world following 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 with expensive treatment that his power-hungry, greedy employer turns down. to pay. After deciding to take matters into his own hands and steal his business, Winston falls into a toxic waste pit and transforms into a misshapen monster who sets out to do good and take revenge on all the people who have done him bad. wrong.
Directed by Macon Blair, The poisonous avenger stars Peter Dinklage and Jacob Tremblay. The film has yet to receive a release date.
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Source: The Illuminerdi
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