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'The Toxic Avenger' goes green, 'Mad About You' gets an urban update, and Target gets fierce (Excess Hollywood)

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  • Original Media is financing an environmentally friendly feature film remake of the 1980s classic The Toxic Avenger. The new version will transform the mutilated anti-hero into a green superhero. Because kids need a environmentally conscious hero more petrifying than Captain Planet. [Deadline]
  • John Hurt and Isabel Lucas join Henry Cavill and Kellan Lutz in Greek mythology flick Immortals, which was previously called War of the Gods. How long before they change the film’s title again to Come Watch Kellan Lutz Flex His Abs? [Variety]
  • BET announces The Game companion comedy: Let’s Stay Together, which is described as an “updated, urban Mad About You” starring Malinda Williams and Bert Belasco. Please tell me that means they’ll wear clothes like this. The denim button-up needs to have a resurgence. [THR]
  • Blockbuster has cemented a deal with Warner Bros., Sony, and Fox in exchange for “day-and-date delivery of DVD rentals for movies from those studios.” The move will hopefully help the ailing rental company avoid bankruptcy. But why won’t anyone think of the lonely VHS players?! [THR]
  • Bravo and Target have inked a deal allowing the retailer to exclusively sell the network’s top series on DVD, like The Real Housewives franchise, Flipping Out, and Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List. So now you can feel a little more fabulous when you head to Target to buy socks and Afrin. [THR]