Thirty-years after starring as the original Melvin the “Mop Boy” in the cult-classic, horror comedy THE TOXIC AVENGER, Mark Torgl resurfaces at a horror convention for the first time. Before he can explain the reason for his prolonged obscurity, Torgl is abducted.

An Almost True Story: TOXIC TUTU” is a first-time fan film that pays homage to the original THE TOXIC AVENGER released by TROMA Entertainment in 1984. 

Facts are revealed tied to rumors that Torgl was exposed to real toxic waste used on the set of the infamous film. This triggers chaos among diehard fans who go to extremes to get their "Mop Boy" back, and their hands on a mysteriously powerful elixir, it has been discovered, has been held in secret by TROMA all these years.

Director: Joe Nardelli
Length: 83 Minutes/Color
Format/s: Blu-Ray, DVD and DCP

Canadian Premier: May 6th, 2017 at SHOCK STOCK Film Festival in London, Ontario Canada

Starring: Mark Torgl, Lloyd Kaufman, Jonny Fairplay and Frank Messina.

Special appearances by original cast members of the “The Toxic Avenger” including: Dominic “Skippy” Calvitto, Gary “Bozo” Schneider, Rob “Slug” Prichard and Sarabel “Toxie’s Mom” Levinson who appears in her last silver screen performance.

Guest Appearances by: Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Mel Novak, Schawn C. Phillips, Diana Prince, Jimmy “Boogie Woogie Man” Valiant, Nadia White, Nicola Fiore, Genoveva Rossi, Jeremy Ambler, Melissa Joyce, Oxana Lovitch, Burt Culver and introducing “Tutu Joe” Nardelli.

Updated 8-20-2017