“Sausage Party” Helmer To Direct “Toxic Avenger”

“Sausage Party” co-director Conrad Vernon has been set to helm the live-action remake of the Troma classic “The Toxic Avenger” at Storyscape Entertainment.

Described as a more grounded and mainstream version of the story and follows a New Jersey teenager whose accidental tumble into a vat of toxic waste turns him into a mutant superhero.

“Archer” writers Mike Arnold and Chris Poole will rewrite Steve Pink and D.C. Mitchell’s screenplay while Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz will executive produce. Charlie Corwin, Akiva Goldsman and Richard Saperstein will produce.

Source: Deadline