The Illuminerdi is reporting that “Lord of the Rings” star Elijah Wooden is in talks to play the villain within the “Poisonous Avenger” reboot. The outlet claims that Wooden will play a personality named Bob Garbinger within the movie, the nefarious head of a “shady firm” referred to as Garb X. The character apparently has “no regard for the effectively being of anybody however himself” and can set out “on a murderous spree to develop into as highly effective” because the movie’s titular hero. Whereas he is stated to have robust standing amongst the city’s public officers, The Illuminerdi stories that the character additionally lives in fixed worry of the “underworld gang he is indebted to.”
Now, since Wooden’s casting has but to be verified by anybody concerned within the reboot, this information must be handled solely as a rumor in the meanwhile. For what it is value, Wooden does have a historical past with “Poisonous Avenger” author and director Macon Blair, after starring in Blair’s 2018 crime dramedy, “I Do not Really feel at House in This World Anymore.” Nonetheless, that does not imply Wooden is essentially reuniting with the filmmaker for “The Poisonous Avenger,” so it is value taking this rumor with a grain of salt till both he or somebody connected to the movie confirms his involvement.
If Wooden is definitely solid within the movie, he’ll be becoming a member of an ensemble that appears to be rising increasingly spectacular with each new title added to it. Peter Dinklage is ready to guide the “Poisonous Avenger” reboot because the title character, whereas Jacob Tremblay (“Room,” “Marvel”) and Taylour Paige (“Ma Rainey’s Black Backside,” “Zola”) are additionally connected to star within the challenge.