Posted Mon Apr 7, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
Troma's 1984 cult classic will avenge high-definition in 2014!
In an early announcement to retailers, Troma is preparing 'The Toxic Avenger' Blu-ray for a release sometime in 2014.
Welcome to Tromaville, New Jersey -- a small American town, terrorized by criminals. The town's corrupt mayor sits idly by while muggers, robbers and teenage punks victimize helpless citizens. Among the residents of Tromaville is Melvin, a nerdy, emaciated janitor at the local health club. That is, until he becomes The Toxic Avenger!
A gang of thugs devise a cruel hoax that goes horribly wrong as Melvin is cast through a third story window and into a vat of hazardous toxic waste. However, an unexpected metamorphosis takes place. As the chemicals take hold of his body, Melvin turns into the Toxic Avenger, doer of good and brutal mauler of evil! The rest, as they say, is history.
The excitement is non-stop as the hero sets out to single handedly wipe out the forces of evil that torment the people of Tromaville. The Toxic Avenger is non-stop entertainment that will leave the viewers glowing from the fun.
Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements will include: New Intro by Lloyd Kaufman; New Commentary with stars Robert Prichard, Gary Sneider, and Dan Snow; Commentary with Lloyd Kaufman; Interviews; New Video with Mark Torgl; Behind the Scenes and In-Production Slideshow; Original Troma Trailers; and 40 Years of Troma Video Montage.
Suggested list price and a release date have not been set yet.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Toxic Avenger' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under PENDING.
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