Hot Tub Helmer to Remake Toxic Avenger

Steve Pink (HOT TUB TIME MACHINE) has signed on to helm THE TOXIC AVENGER remake, reports Deadline.com.

Steve Pink (HOT TUB TIME MACHINE) has signed on to helm THE TOXIC AVENGER remake, reports Deadline.com. Pink will also pen the script with Daniel C. Mitchell. Akiva Goldsman, Richard Saperstein and Charlie Corwin are producing.

The original film followed weakling gym janitor Melvin who is transformed into a deformed superpowered crusader against polluters after being thrown into a vat of toxic waste by jocks.

Original Media is financing development. Weed Road's Kerry Foster and Troma Films' Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz are exec producing. Shara Kay is the co-producer.

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