This is apparently a high priority project for Legendary. I have no idea if Blair is a good director or not. He recently directed the film I Don’t Feel At Home in This World, which I haven’t seen. But it’ll be interesting to see what he ends up doing with The Toxic Avenger.
The original film told the story of a bullied janitor who becomes a mutant superhero after falling into a vat of toxic waste and transforms into a radioactive hero. After the transformation, he stands up to bullies and corruption with irreverent zeal.
The film has become a successful cult movie, but I wonder if audiences are ready for this grotesque mutant hero to make a comeback.
Over the years, there were reports that