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Kevin Bacon to play antagonist role in 'The Toxic Avenger'

Actor Kevin Bacon is set to play the antagonist in the upcoming reboot of the 1984 comedy-superhero film The Toxic Avenger.

Published: 14th June 2021 10:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th June 2021 11:12 AM   |  A+A-

Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon

By Express News Service

Actor Kevin Bacon is set to play the antagonist in the upcoming reboot of the 1984 comedy-superhero film The Toxic Avenger. The reboot stars Peter Dinklage, Wonder-fame Jacob Tremblay and Taylour Paige in the main roles.

In development at Legendary Entertainment, the reboot will be helmed by actor-filmmaker Macon Blair, who made his directorial debut with the Netflix comedy I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore in 2017. Blair has also written the script for the film.

The story will reportedly follow a commoner, played by Dinklage, who turns into a mutant when pushed into toxic waste, and eventually emerges as an underdog hero. The role marks Bacon's return to antagonist roles after X-Men: First Class in 2011.

The Mystic River-actor was last seen in the horror film You Should Have Left, and is set to reprise his role in the American crime drama series City on a Hill, which was recently renewed for a third season. Bacon also recently finished shooting for One Way co-starring Colson Baker and Travis Fimmel.



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