Jean-Claude Van Damme will star in an upcoming comedy plot for Amazon the verge blog says. One which he’ll play a fictionalized version of himself who secretly works as a black ops operative.
Jean-Claude Van Johnson will cast the Belgian action star as a famous actor who comes out of retirement to play the lead in a high-kicking version of Huckleberry Finn, a cover that allows himto continue his work as a private security contractor.
Van Damme is no stranger to playing fictionalized versions of himself. He memorably appeared in 2008’s JCVD, a crime drama that saw a semi-fictionalized version of the Belgian caught in the middle of a post office robbery in his home country. Where JCVD took a darker tone, with Van Damme addressing the camera about the breakdown of his multiple marriages, his drug abuse, and his waning career.
Jean-Claude Van Johnson is described as a comedy thriller, the actor’s still-limber legs allowing for some over-the-top stunts.