Toxic Avenger returns April 7, 2010 Toxic Avenger is back! A remake of The Toxic Avenger is in the works. The film is set in Tromaville, New Jersey – a small American town, terrorized by criminals. The story saw a janitor who transforms into a superpowered monstrosity after falling into a vat of toxic waste. Michael Herz and Lloyd Kaufman directed the 1984 original, which starred Andree Maranda, Mitchell Cohen, Pat Ryan Jr., Jennifer Baptist, Robert Pritchard, Cindy Manion, Gary Schneider and Mark Torgl. According to reports the make will turn Toxie into a green superhero for thesea a family friendly PG-13 action comedy.