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Arnold Schwarzenegger in Talks for "Toxic Avenger" Remake

Posted: May 14th, 2013 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Arnold Schwarzenegger in Talks for "Toxic Avenger" RemakeSubmit Comment
About three years ago, it was revealed that there were plans for a "Toxic Avenger" remake. Since then, "Hot Tub Time Machine" helmer Steve Pink was attached to direct and John Travolta was in talks to star.

Variety has now learned that the film is moving forward and is negotiating with Arnold Schwarzenegger to play a leading role. If cast, he'll play a major part in the film, but will not be the title character. Pink is still on board to direct. No word if Travolta is involved.

The original film was set in Tromaville, New Jersey - a small American town, terrorized by criminals. Among the residents of Tromaville is Melvin, a nerdy janitor at the local health club. A gang of thugs devise a cruel hoax that goes horribly wrong as Melvin is thrown into hazardous toxic waste. As the chemicals take hold of his body, Melvin turns into the Toxic Avenger, doer of good, and brutal mauler of evil.

Source: Variety


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Deaft0ne writes:
on May 13th, 2013 at 10:18:53 PM

Christopher Mintz-Plasse should play the nerd and Randy Couture should play Toxie.
Rocksteddy writes:
on May 13th, 2013 at 10:24:04 PM

This is going to suck major c*ckd*cks, the original is it's own brand of f*cked-up disgustingly hilarious content.
I don't know how their going to accomplish this, nor do I think they will.
minkowski writes:
on May 13th, 2013 at 10:40:56 PM

"Arnold Schwarzenegger in Talks for "Toxic Avenger" Remake"

Why not? He already f*cked it.
bandolero999 writes:
on May 13th, 2013 at 11:03:45 PM

This is not even considered as a joke
BlackDynamite writes:
on May 13th, 2013 at 11:11:35 PM

Please let this be a late April Fools Joke. The original is not even a classic, but it is hilariously bad.
minkowski writes:
on May 13th, 2013 at 11:14:49 PM

Any guesses who Arnie will play? Guessing town sheriff. Love to see him do the cop role from Night of the Creeps that originally went to Tom Atkins, who f*cking nailed it.

But yeah this is going to be f*cking sh*t, probably, not that the original was anything but your typical bucket of Troma turds.
Dirt writes:
on May 13th, 2013 at 11:18:49 PM

Just shave his head and you got a perfect looking Toxic Avenger. No make up or prosthetics required.
boogiel writes:
on May 14th, 2013 at 12:23:38 AM

I think ahnuld should realize that it's time for him to retire at senior home.
pornfly writes:
on May 14th, 2013 at 3:35:44 AM

Its not toxic waste
its alien

Come'on CANNON....
Cinemaisdead writes:
on May 14th, 2013 at 6:12:32 AM

He can play the guy in the picture- no make up required.
codeman_1216 writes:
on May 14th, 2013 at 6:15:12 AM

What?

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