The reimagining of the 1984 horror-comedy The Toxic Avenger is about to make its world premiere at Austin’s Fantastic Fest this week, starring Peter Dinklage as an all-new Toxie. The film comes from writer/director Macon Blair, who was most recently seen in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer. While we don’t have a full reveal of Dinklage’s radioactive visage, we do have our first look at Elijah Wood as the vile and bizarre, Fritz Garbinger.

Talking to Entertainment Weekly Blair explains that Wood’s appearance in the film is “sort of Riff Raff from The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the Danny DeVito Penguin mixed together.”

Blair added that the design came from discussions with Wood himself as well as the film’s designers. “I wanted it to feel like a Peter Sellers type of performance where he just goes invisible. The idea is that you forget that it’s the Elijah that you know from Lord of the Rings or anything else.”

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