In 1984, The Toxic Avenger put a little company named Troma on the map. The company spent the next several decades launching careers, staying independent and grossing out even the most steel-stomached film fans. Now, their greatest creation is making a comeback.
Big Ass Spider! is a special effects-driven bigsploitation/assploitation/spidsploitation action adventure comedy extravaganza written by Gregory Gieras, directed by Mike Mendez and starring Greg Grunberg (Heroes) as lonely-heart pest exterminator and savior of mankind, Alex Mathis.
Lloyd Kaufman, the creator of the Toxic Avenger, is gearing up for a 5th installment of this toxic-waste-mutant cult classic. But in this one, Toxie has to deal with real life issues. "In The Toxic Avenger Parts II-IV, he [Toxie] has gotten married and had children," explains Kaufman. "Now he'll have to deal with his…