Legendary has closed a cope with Kevin Bacon to play the villain in “The Toxic Avenger” reverse Peter Dinklage, Jacob Tremblay and Taylour Paige, in keeping with a person with information of the challenge.
Macon Blair will write and direct the difference of the cult-classic franchise that facilities across the iconic superhero “Toxie.” Production is about to get underway in Bulgaria later this month.
“The Toxic Avenger” follows the monstrous protector of Tromaville, N.J., born when the mild-mannered Melvin falls right into a vat of poisonous waste. He’s reworked right into a repulsive but lovable mutant hero who stands as much as bullies and corruption with irreverent zeal — doing good and brutally mauling evil in a no-holds-barred style.
Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz of Troma Entertainment will function producers. Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter will oversee for Legendary.
An Emmy Award nominee and SAG Award winner, Bacon at present stars within the critically acclaimed Boston crime drama sequence “City on a Hill” for Showtime, simply introduced for its third season, and within the upcoming movie “One Way.” More just lately, Bacon starred in “You Should Have Left,” which was launched final summer season and reunited him with David Koepp. He additionally appeared in Scott Cooper’s “Black Mass” reverse Johnny Depp and starred within the indie thriller “Cop Car” from Jon Watts, which premiered on the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Bacon additionally co-starred in “Patriots Day” alongside Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman and J.Okay. Simmons.
Bacon is repped by MGMT, legal professional Fred Gaines and Viewpoint.
The Hollywood Reporter first reported the information.
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