In an interview with Dread Central, Lloyd Kaufman, the creator of the classic ‘The Toxic Avenger’ revealed that he has already read the reboot script, written by Macon Blair, and said he liked the new version of the story.
“Macon Blair knows Troma better than I do. He watched the cartoon, the Halloween special. He has seen it all. And he likes our movies, like “Terror Firmer” and “Troma’s War”. I read the script for the reboot and have to admit it’s better than the original movie. If they call me, I would love to participate. “
He adds, “If they let Macon Blair lead the reboot, I think that would be amazing. He knows the sense of humor in the Troma movies.
Remember that Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”) is in negotiations to star in the new version, which is under development by Legendary Entertainment.
Blair starred in the horror “ Green Room ” and also wrote and directed the Netflix thriller.
Released in 1984, the first film followed a monstrous hero: The Toxic Avenger. The character gained powers after falling into a swamp filled with toxic waste.
It’s worth remembering that a few years ago franchise creator Lloyd Kaufman revealed he was developing a new streak for the original franchise – but the project ended up being shelved.
Over the years, the franchise has had four films and one animated series.