Jean-Claude Van Damme or JCVD maybe the guiltiest of pleasures. To me know other actor represents late 80’s/early 90’s action like JCVD. The melodrama, the high stakes, unrealistic plots, awesome fighting–everything we loved from that era of action cinema is manifested in one man: JCVD.
So I’m a little stoked for this pilot from Amazon Original. It hits this Friday, so follow my lead and watch it, vote on it–and make Amazon give us more. I’m assuming it’s going to be awesome, (fingers crossed).
If you need to eliminate a political rival, debilitate a multinational corporation, or overthrow an entire government—and you need it done with the utmost secrecy—there’s only one person to turn to: one of the most internationally recognizable movie stars in the history of film. Jean-Claude Van Johnson stars Jean-Claude Van Damme (JCVD) playing “Jean-Claude Van Johnson,” a global martial arts and film sensation…and, operating under the simple alias of “Johnson,” the most dangerous undercover private contractor in the world. Lucky for the world’s bad guys, he’s been retired for years…unlucky for them, a chance encounter with a lost love is about to bring him back to the game…and this time, he’ll be deadlier than ever. Probably. Jean-Claude Van Johnson stars Van Damme along with Kat Foster (Your Family or Mine), Moises Arias (The Middle), and Phylicia Rashad (Creed). The show is executive produced by Peter Atencio (Key and Peele), Ridley Scott (The Good Wife), David W. Zucker (The Man in the High Castle) and Van Damme. From Scott Free Productions, the pilot is directed by Atencio and written by Dave Callaham (Mortal Kombat).
Credit Amazon Studios.