The Toxic Avenger Opens the 2023 Fantastic Fest Image

The Toxic Avenger Opens the 2023 Fantastic Fest

By Film Threat Staff | August 16, 2023

A horrible toxic accident transforms downtrodden janitor Winston Gooze into a new evolution of hero: The Toxic Avenger!

The Toxic Avenger, the remake of the cult classic from Troma, gets a fresh and funny makeover by director Macon Blair in the opening night film of Fantastic Fest 2023. The world premiere will feature Peter Dinklage as the unlikely hero who transforms into a radioactive avenger after a toxic accident, along with Jacob Tremblay and Taylour Paige as his allies. Elijah Wood and Kevin Bacon also star in this action-packed comedy that pays homage to the original film. Check out the new teaser poster below.

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  1. Derek G Nall says:

    Great a remake of another childhood fond memory that’s going to get shat on by a tiny dinklage. Lol

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