If you’re a fan of 80’s horror movies then you’re in luck, The Toxic Avenger is returning to our screens in a big budget, live action adaptation from Legendary.

If you’re unfamiliar with the character, he was introduced in the 1984 film of the same name. The film went on to achieve a rather commendable cult status which managed to garner itself a variety of sequels, an animated series and even its own comic book run. All these years later though, it appears that it will be receiving the big budget, live action treatment thanks to Legendary.

THR broke the news, and while there are currently no other details regarding the upcoming project, we do know that the original directors of the first film; Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz are on hand in producing roles which means the film should be able to maintain it’s charming nature.