A new Toxic Avenger film is on its way, and Peter Dinklage is set to star as the titular mutant superhero.
The news comes via Deadline, who also report that Macon Blair will direct the reimagining of the classic ’80s action comedy gem. He has more of an acting pedigree, having appeared in the likes of Logan Lucky, The Hunt and the Swamp Thing TV series.
If you never caught The Toxic Avenger, it followed the classic trope of man has a run in with a vat of nuclear ooze, man turns mutant, mutant saves his community from all manner of ne’er-do-wells big and small. It spawned several sequels, a comic and even a kids cartoon series.
Here’s a Toxic taste: