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Van Damme gives a damn about BLOODSPORT 2!

Hey folks, Harry here... Seems Jean-Claude has decided to travel his own road, not hitching his gypsy film career to that of Sylvester Stallone's. I'm of two minds on this. I'd love to see Van Damme and the rest of the Eighties badasses all in a singular bit of badassery... but at the same time, after JCVD kicked my ever-loving ass... I give Van Damme the rope to do whatever the fuck he wants... and if the Muscles from Brussels wants more BLOODSPORT... who the fuck are we to deny him more BLOODSPORT? Right? Right!

He may have passed on Stallone's new movie, but.... Van Damme's said yes to Bloodsport 2. Jean-Claude Van Damme has confirmed to that he is working on Bloodsport 2, a true sequel to his first hit movie. “You know, like, we’re gonna do Bloodsport 2," he told us in a recent interview. "Which was my first movie. And I want to do it now in a very mature way, where the guy from Bloodsport is a complete bum, maybe abusing his son." The original Bloodsport spawned three follow-ups, but Jean-Claude was connected to none of them. Despite the recent success of latest movie JCVD, Van Damme is encountering some resistance from the studio. “They told me, ‘No, no, no! You cannot make a movie in America where a father is abusing his son physically! It’s wrong." “And you cannot be a guy on drugs doing karate and shit like that.’ I said, ’Why? Why? Tell me why.’ "It’s against the rules of success. But I believe the other rules of success. To show something real.” Click To Read It All At Total Film
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  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:06 a.m. CST


    by mrfan

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:09 a.m. CST

    I loved Bloodsport

    by Judge_Dredd

    Van Damme is the man

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:12 a.m. CST

    Yeah, he believes in his NEED TO FUCKING EAT!

    by ricarleite

    Van Damme is done. Professionally.

  • The kid goes from pussy to badass in 3 minutes!

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:13 a.m. CST

    kicking Van Damme's ass

    by Slippy

    Cut me off there.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:14 a.m. CST

    Just make a documentary

    by Crow3711

    Where you follow JCVD around for real while he goes around blowing coke, abusing kids, and banging hookers behind his wifes back all day long. Then at the end they can film a real scene where he kicks the shit out of some random brawler with 400 people standing around making ridiculous facial expressions in slo-mo after every punch. BloodSport 2? Ha. I just made it.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:14 a.m. CST

    Show us the dimmak!

    by CyberVishnu

    Maybe Bruce Springsteen will actually guest star as a shidoshi this time! I love this trend of 80's stars getting one last go round. So far all of the movies have been cool. Rocky Balboa, Live Free or Die Hard, The Wrestler, and I am counting the days until The Expendables, just to see Sly and Dolph share the same frame again! Bolo Yeung has got to be involved in this somehow and will someone please TimeCop split kick Stephen Chow!!?

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:15 a.m. CST


    by thot

    Might be a smart move. BUT, please JC, lighten it up a bit. American audiences aren't going to cheer a drug-addled, child-abusing "protagonist". Take a cue from Sly, honor the original character.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:16 a.m. CST

    inglorious basterds promo

    by thinboyslim.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:16 a.m. CST

    Turned down Stallone? Retard.

    by Stuntcock Mike

    Still wears acid wash jeans by the way.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:18 a.m. CST

    "A very mature way, where the guy is a complete bum abusing his

    by JackPumpkinhead

    This is the funniest line van Damme has ever uttered. In fact, it's probably the funniest thing any washed-up dancer has ever done, perhaps with the exception of the storyline of "Sledge". Or Steve-o Seagal shitting and pissing his pants after Gene LeBell choked him unconscious on that movie set.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:19 a.m. CST

    Van Damme, you're an idiot

    by D.Vader

    Seriously. Following up JCVD with a part in The Expendables would have put you back on everyone's radar in a way that a straight-to-video Bloodsport sequel can't.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:20 a.m. CST

    Yeah!...what's real is ABUSE!

    by FlickaPoo

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:21 a.m. CST

    He turned down a BIG BUDGET STALLONE movie for this...

    by ABking

    BLOODSPORT 2 better be amazing having turned down a chance to be in a big budget, big screen KICK ASS action movie!

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:22 a.m. CST

    I hope they use the same songs from the first one!

    by jarjarmessiah

    "I fight to surviiiiiiiiiiiiiiive!" "KUMITE!" "KUMITE!" "KUMITE!"

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:23 a.m. CST

    I was a strictly a Stallone/Arnold man growing up...

    by FlickaPoo who is the gayest tag along? I can't's tossed salad between Van Damme and Stephen Seagal...

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:24 a.m. CST

    Van Damme gotta eat too!

    by Annie The Pod Racer

    Royalty checks must of stopped coming in, poor guy...

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:25 a.m. CST

    Hey, anyone notice that the big sidekick from...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...BLOODSPORT is in the viking ads on TV? Capital One I think...the big guy with the slightly crossed eyes and huge nostrils...

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:28 a.m. CST


    by DerLanghaarige

    JCVD: "Y'know, I don't wanna do these crappy movies anymore. They offered me roles in Rush Hour 3 and the new Asterix, but I said no. Did you see my movie JCVD? That's what I wanna do now. Real acting in real movies, y'know? Keep also an eye on my next two movies. Universal Soldier 3 and Bloodsport 2."

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:31 a.m. CST

    I'm all for Hollywood Learning to Grow the Fuck Up

    by ThePilgrim

    Killing nothing but kids in horror films is still taboo well you can't do that and let the leads be kids as well. I can't possibly understand why.. Oh yeah that's because it crosses that line of being way to real and creepy. What the fuck is a horror movie supposed to be then???? Fuck it I like real. And my dad treats me like shit. So I all for whatever Van damn is seeing in his own mind. What do Fighter washups do.. They drink, they drug and they treat the ones they love like shit... What's so shocking with what Van Damme is saying????

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:33 a.m. CST


    by jarjarmessiah

    That is Ogre for Revenge of the Nerds!

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:33 a.m. CST

    "Aren't you a little young for the Kumite?"

    by jarjarmessiah

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:34 a.m. CST

    "Aren't you a little old for the video games?"

    by jarjarmessiah

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:35 a.m. CST

    "Maybe abusing his son..."

    by Shadowhawk

    The kid comes home with a bad report card, so Van Damme drops to the ground in the splits, and punches his kid in the nuts?

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:37 a.m. CST

    I'd throw salt in his eyes...if I was his kid...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...then he's make that wide eyed retarded face...and I'd laugh.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:42 a.m. CST

    If he was abusing me I'd wait until he was practicing...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...the splits between two chairs...I'd sneak up on him and kick him in the balls...then I'd yank both chairs away at the same time. And I'd laugh.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:46 a.m. CST

    If Van Damme was abusing me I'd tie the sweaty...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...ends of his mullet to the bead post while he was sleeping. It would be gross for me to touch it...but I think it would be worth it.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:46 a.m. CST

    never been big on Van Damme

    by Spandau Belly

    He's okay and managed to be some decent movies, but I dunno, his screen presence has never been a big treat for me. I feel like any of Van Damme's good movies would've been way better with Jet Li or Jason Statham in his place.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:51 a.m. CST

    Maybe he does illegal death match fighting in

    by ThePilgrim

    Thailand. His estranged Son, who grew up training to be a great fighter like his mother said his real father was- Goes searching for him shortly after his mother dies in a car accident. After finding out what his father is really involved in. The people who run the deathfights dope Van Damme up and keep him invested in the fight through a continued debt and all the drugs they provide him with. His arms and legs are littered in track mark scars <P> The son tries to get him some help, but he winds up getting into trouble with the cartel that runs the death matchs. They force his son to play in the tournaments. If his son loses, he dies, if he stays alive, eventually he will have to fight his father to the death.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:52 a.m. CST


    by ABking

    RUSH HOUR 3 might have been forgettable dreck, but Van Damme also turned that down for more dtv crap. At least he would have been seen on the big screen again and probably have stolen the show from Chan and Tucker. It seems Van Damme likes to turn down films that will make lots of money and be seen on the big screen. I will always think he was a FUCKING ASSHOLE for turning down STALLONE'S THE EXPENDABLES! It seems the drugs he took did have long lasting effects...

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:52 a.m. CST

    If Van Damme was abusing me I'd wait until...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...he was doing a bunch of slow motion spinning-jumpy-high kicks on his tippy toes in slow motion....then I'd just walk away.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:54 a.m. CST

    favorite "Bloodsport" quote

    by torpedoboy

    "What KIND of a deal?"

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:58 a.m. CST

    Chong Li! Chong Li! Chong Li! Chong Li!

    by skycrapper

    Isn't there already a Bloodsport 2? As long as they get the Hong Kong guide for the Americans (Come back Frank!) and the kid who plays Frank Dukes in the flash backs (you're not gonna call de cops?) I'm there.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:58 a.m. CST

    If there is dancing I'm in!

    by Mooly

    I think Blood Sport 2 should have the son coming home, seeing Van Damme doing the kickboxer dance, and then getting beaten after laughing at those sweet, sweet moves.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:02 a.m. CST

    I Support The Concept of a Bloodsport 2

    by Darth Busey

    Make sure Bolo Yeung gets whatever shit Sly is on now, and we're good to go. "YOU'RE NEXT!"

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:05 a.m. CST

    You think Forest Whitaker is up for this?

    by skycrapper

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:06 a.m. CST

    Will the bad guy still flex his pecs in an intimidating...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...display of dominance?

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:07 a.m. CST

    Forest Witaker can't commit

    by ArcadianDS

    he's busy working on level XIV where he learns to fly and talk in space languages.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:08 a.m. CST

    The 'American Wrestler' guy is working

    by ArcadianDS

    Saw him as a viking in the new Capital One commercial. If the script works up a reunion between those two characters, I'd see it. I dont know his name, but the character actor who played that role - I like him. He's a good guy.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:10 a.m. CST

    Why teh fuck did he pass on Expendables?!?

    by Motoko Kusanagi

    I don't fucking get it.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:13 a.m. CST

    I doubt that Bloodsport 2 will be better than this:

    by DerLanghaarige

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:17 a.m. CST

    You tell 'em, Dad!

    by Cletus Van Damme


  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:23 a.m. CST

    I want Lionheart 2 next!

    by Raymar

    WRONG BET!!!

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:30 a.m. CST

    Frank Dux - a child abuser?

    by Parallax

    So, uh... I haven't done any research or anything, but did Frank Dux actually become a bum and child abuser in real life? Bloodsport was based on a real person after all, and if JCVD wants to "do something real," shouldn't he at least stick with the facts??

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:34 a.m. CST

    Kickboxer had the sequels

    by Bouncy X

    that's the series that went on to 3 or 4 movies without Van Damme. Bloodsport is still just one movie. but cant be blame for confusing them since they're pretty much identical stories.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:35 a.m. CST

    he passed on Expendables because of Ego

    by ArcadianDS

    To serve as a cast member in a Stallone picture would 'demote' JCVD in his own eyes, so out of pride, he wouldn't do the movie.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:36 a.m. CST

    wrong Bouncy X

    by ArcadianDS

    there were several Bloodsport movies.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:39 a.m. CST

    Does he mean "abusing" or "molesting"?...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...cause, you know...there's a difference.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:44 a.m. CST

    Bloodsport 2: Kiddy beater

    by jackalcack

    Jean Claude Van Damme puts the 'ab' into 'abuse'

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:45 a.m. CST

    Sho Kusugi

    by enderandrew

    I thought the Sho Kusugi film, Black Eagle came before Bloodsport. IMDB says they both came out in the same year, but I thought that was the later US release. No to mention that IMDB lists a few other movies before Bloodsport. Apparently in 1984 he played "Gay Karate Man"

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:46 a.m. CST


    by jackalcack

    Imagine if that's what he's talking about! "Yeah I wanna do something real...Hollywood doesn't think I can but I'll show them. Why can't the protagonist bum his own son?"

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:48 a.m. CST

    Donald Gibb aka "Ogre"...

    by El Gooche

    aka "Ray Jackson" - "I aint your pal DICK FACE!" - I still use that line to this day (when it applies) IMDB says he was in Bloodsport 2: The Next Kumite?

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:49 a.m. CST


    by Shut the Fuck up Donny

    Show "Ogreyouasshole" some respect. <p> Plus, I doubt he'll be around in another film with VanDamme. He says right off the bat on his myspace page that JCVD is a huge douche.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 11:55 a.m. CST

    If he did mean "molesting" then the title BLOODSPRT...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...would have a whole new, and significantly less pleasant meaning.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 12:09 p.m. CST

    JCVD was amazing

    by JoeSixPack

    The studios should be lining up to let him do whatever project he wants.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 12:13 p.m. CST

    Van Damme knows he can't compete with...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...Stallone's dick veins. No way he was touching EXPENDABLES.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 12:21 p.m. CST

    Frank Duck and his sidekick Tyrone Biggins...

    by fanboy71


  • Feb. 10, 2009, 12:32 p.m. CST

    Bloodsport Sequel?

    by thesinofthesky

    In which everything the Frank Dux ever said turns out to be a sizzling crock of shit?

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 12:46 p.m. CST

    OK USA!!!

    by connor187


  • Feb. 10, 2009, 12:48 p.m. CST

    OK USA!!!!!!!!!!!

    by Oriba

    let's hope this works. Couldn't stand Olivier Grunner as the fake frank dux

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 12:53 p.m. CST


    by connor187

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 12:57 p.m. CST

    To Van Damme, it's all EGO driven

    by ABking

    Van Damme thinks like a child. He probably thought "I don't want to be a co-star in a Stallone movie, I want to be the main star in my own movie." That's got to be the reason why he would pass on a chance to work on a major summer 2010 action film. At this point, no script was neccessary (sp) to have read. Van Damme is so full of shit. Lets say Schwarzenegger signs onto PREDATOR 3 with Robert Rodriguez and Arnie has to choose the commando team that goes back into the jungle, would Van Damme also turn down Arnold without having read the script? Maybe Van Damme should start begging Rodriguez to write him in PREDATOR 3 as one of the commandos since he was stupid enough to turn down a role in THE EXPENDABLES that would have had him fighting Jet Li. Or maybe Jean Claude thought Jet Li would have kick the shit out of him!

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 1:15 p.m. CST

    WHAT ... THE ... F**K ?!?

    by fzammetti

    I don't even get this in theory... so the idea is that FRANK DUX is a drunk, child-abusing/molesting (whatever) bum? That would be tantamount to Rambo having a kid, getting drunk and beating him in Rambo 5. It's not even REMOTELY true to the character. Oh please, for the love of all that is good in the world, PLEASE tell me I completely misunderstood!

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 1:18 p.m. CST


    by cifra

    certainly it looks van Damme is going in the right direction. A Bloodsport sequel that would actually be a non-PC drama and would make another performance challenge... I'm in. Even if the VD films I enjoyed are less than the fingers of one of my hands: JCVD, Universal Soldier, Timecop and some parts of Sudden Death.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 1:36 p.m. CST

    Van Damme - needs a movie anyone cares about

    by antonphd

    people like Van Damme, he's very likable, he's just been in such shit that even his likability isn't enough to get people to pay to watch him in the theater. The trailer for JCVD is more interesting than all of Van Damme's action films combined. If he wants to play a mature character then he probably needs to make a drama instead of an action film. Do some guest starring in some cable dramas. Build up some credibility. He had good word of mouth as an action star when Timecop released in theaters and people showed up to watch his movie. Unfortunately for him... 80's action was dying just as he was rising. Van Damme can do whatever he wants to do if he's willing to do the work for it. He has to work to earn audience respect in mature work... probably by starting with not being the star.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 1:39 p.m. CST

    Van Damme vs Bale

    by mrfan

    Who would win?

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 1:40 p.m. CST

    He's taking a leaf out of Stallone's book

    by pumaman

    Obviously he's seen the success that Rambo and Rocky Balboa became, so he's thinking , I can do that. As long as he isn't SEXUALLY abusing his son, then I'll go see it. Bloodsport was fucking brilliant. I was mesmerized by the sheer art of the mans moves in that film. He kicked some ass.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 1:41 p.m. CST

    lol van damme is fucking stupid

    by Stengah


  • Feb. 10, 2009, 1:58 p.m. CST

    You should never ever blame the victim of abuse...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...UNLESS the abuser is Jean-Claude Van Damme...that's just fucking embarrassing.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 2 p.m. CST

    Seriously, being abused by Van Damme...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...would be even worse than being that guy that was handcuffed and beaten up by Boy George...oh, the shame and humiliation!

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 2:07 p.m. CST

    ...I mean, the pain would never stop...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...years and years later you would be in group therapy, and have to say..."...hi, my name is so and so, and I was abused. By Jean-Claude Van Damme..." They'd laugh your abused ass right out of there...

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 2:17 p.m. CST

    Could be a interesting movie...

    by wowsah156

    I could see Van Damme being a right bastard to his kid. Bloodsport 2 could be a good mixture of Hostel, Karate kid/Rapid fire, Affliction and a slasher movie.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 2:18 p.m. CST

    Only if they feature this scene:

    by TakeItEasyMon

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 2:18 p.m. CST

    Only if they feature this scene:

    by TakeItEasyMon

    http:// threeinchesofbloodsport. Then they will have my ticket.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 2:42 p.m. CST


    by Le Phantom

    I want to see a movie where a 70 year old stuntman chokes out Stevie Segal and makes him wet his pants! Sound like fiction??

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 2:50 p.m. CST

    The problem with doing Bloodsport 2...

    by LastDragon that the first one was based on a true story...that turned out to be not true. Unless that's why JVCD decided he COULD do a sequel and make up whatever shit he wanted to about Dux, since the real Frank pretty much did the same thing. I think the best thing that came from Bloodsport was that JCVD and Dux ended up beefing--a pretend martial artist feuding with the guy who pretended to win a pretend tournament.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 2:56 p.m. CST

    too bad jcvd wont take a supproting role in a movie

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

    he could really shine as a co star - on the road back you have to take the work that wil make you stand out the most - like roarke in "the pledge" - very memorable scene - not even 4 minutes long - but this guy needs to be the lead in any movie he makes - idiot - he shouldve jumped at the chance to be in stallones movie

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Jean Claude Van Fail

    by vaudeville villain

    passing on Stallone? yeah, good luck with Bloodsport 2: You Want Something to Cry About!? that's sure to resurrect the ol' career. tool.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 3:02 p.m. CST

    fuck bloodsport 2, make an original movie about...

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

    ... a former karate champ thats washed up on drugs and beats his kids - make it very real - like "the wrestler" - delve into that world - show the ugly side of a fallen champ thats on drugs and gets arrested for beating his kid - if he wants to act, or really can, hed do something like this - a challenge - that would be far more interesting and worth doing than some half baked sequel to a cheesy 80s karate fest that did not age well

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 3:06 p.m. CST

    and make it in france or belgium, with subtitles...

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

    seriously - an all hand held shot movie about a washed up karate world champ on drugs and busted for domestic violence - starring jcvd - this would be great - very real - very seedy - almost a documentary - but no - we get bloodsport 2 instead - idiot

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 3:08 p.m. CST

    fred ward wants to make "remo williams 2"

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 3:09 p.m. CST

    frank dux was no heroic cinema legend, like rocky

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 3:12 p.m. CST

    "Blood Sport II: Brick Hit Back!"

    by JackPumpkinhead

    And there's your tagline, van Damme.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 3:13 p.m. CST

    Carl Weathers wants to make Action Jackson 2

    by vaudeville villain


  • Feb. 10, 2009, 3:42 p.m. CST

    "Not only did he beat Chong Li, He made him say 'Mate'!"

    by jarjarmessiah

    "All right Frankie!"

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 3:43 p.m. CST

    bloodsport 2?

    by Talkbacker with no name

    turns down stallone? Child abuse? what the fuck? It's not often I double take on the internet. Hold on let me read that again.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 4:51 p.m. CST

    OK, USA!!!!

    by jonathanhemlock

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 5:25 p.m. CST

    Wasn't there already a Bloodsport 2? And 3?

    by Paul T. Ryan

    Sure they didn't feature Van Damme, but still...

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:11 p.m. CST

    Van Dammit!

    by Charger26

    I can't believe that queer turned this down. He missed his first chance to be in the ultimate cast (PREDATOR) and now this. What a total loser. He will never live this down. The only 80's action hereo that shouldn't be in the Expendables is AHNULT and that's ecause he's a fucking Governor!

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:19 p.m. CST

    Hilarious quote

    by Dr. Chim Richalds

    Yeah, let's make that action movie really real - in this one he'll be a bum who BEETS on his son! He'll get into ninja fights in the soup kitchen and stuff!

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:20 p.m. CST

    he turned down EXPENDABLES

    by Vern

    reportedly because he had to complete editing on the movie he just directed, I forget what it's called now but it was formerly FULL LOVE. So it sounds like he didn't have much of a choice. Would've been cool to see him in there, but Dolph Lundgren vs. Jet Li is better anyway.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:28 p.m. CST

    full love? - couldnt the a.d. fill in for him in editing

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:29 p.m. CST

    sounds like a must-miss

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:30 p.m. CST

    dolph vs. jet = lurch vs. short round

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:30 p.m. CST

    the benny hill theme should play while they fight

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:31 p.m. CST


    by celebritydave

    fuck this has made my week. why the hell is he abusing his son? haha thats gotta hurt! wonder if he does it with his eyes closed? i think they should have him as a complete bum.. living on the street.. in his own filth.. pissing and shitting himself... maybe throwing up blood... hell, be extra mature and have him hooking! hand jobs for drug money is always funny!

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:35 p.m. CST


    by celebritydave

    i pray with all my heart hes sexually abusing his son in this.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:36 p.m. CST

    I Jean-Claude Van Damme was abusing you I think...

    by FlickaPoo would be easy to get away. He's so shiny and oiled up all the time you would slip right through his fingers like a bar of soap...then just run, ren away as fast as you can like the gingerbread man.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 6:37 p.m. CST

    There was a sequel

    by celebritydave

    i remember buying it from a chinese market.. it was a real piece of shit. it had mr miyagi in it

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 7:31 p.m. CST

    I just want to see him kick shit...

    by sonnyfern

    Too much plot can really ruin an action movie....

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 8:38 p.m. CST

    Jean-Claude Getting A Boner On TV Was My Fav.

    by Frodo T. Baggins

    its on Hes dancing with some chick then hits midnight and hes still dancing with a creepy smile. (he knew it)

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 9:13 p.m. CST

    JCVD looks too weird nowadays.

    by chrismata

    He should do his version of The Wrestler.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10 p.m. CST

    VERN...that is not what he told TOTAL FILM!

    by ABking

    Vern, Van Damme clearly stated that he asked Sly about his role and didn't get a good answer (basically) and that is why he turned down THE EXPENDABLES. WHAT A FUCKING IDIOT. So Sly comes to you and says not only will HE make you alot of money but the action scenes will be good...and you still say "what about my character". Van Damme is in no position to ask such logical questions.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:39 p.m. CST

    I don't think Frank Dux is gonna like that plot

    by Charlie_Allnut

    Don't they already hate each other? This sounds stupid. I was hoping VD would move on to different things...seems like he is headed down the same old path. His movie haven't really aged well...the prod values are crap, dialogue shit, acting horrible, kung fu slow and excessively staged. I did love me some VD back in the when I was 12-16. Moron.

  • Feb. 10, 2009, 10:42 p.m. CST

    Seagal should be in the Expendables

    by Charlie_Allnut

    As a Brandoesque character ala Apocolypse Now or Island of Dr. Moreau. Fully bloated in Japanese fetish wear playing bad songs about the environment. The perfect super villain. Almost writes itself.

  • Also the way to happyness includes English language. To learn it is good.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 1:52 a.m. CST

    OK USA!

    by ToughGuyRizzo

    As long as they work that in, it's all good! Plus, how the fuck can hollywood say no to film ideas these days? They got nothing! Uh, Pelham 1-2-3 *cough* fucks! Make the fuckin movie already!

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 1:54 a.m. CST

    Flim ideas

    by ToughGuyRizzo

    I very much mean with all my heart that hollywood could definitely say no to any movies made by michael bay. I'm good with that. Really.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 2:55 a.m. CST


    by Vern

    I just read that one. I guess he's giving different stories to different interviewers. To be fair, there's not much to the character. He's just the guy on the team who goes too far and then turns bad, and he's only in a couple of (very important) scenes. After his recent junkie movie and then JCVD I take Van Damme at his word that he only wants to do movies that challenge him as an actor. I don't really buy that he's gonna do BLOODSPORT 2 though.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 4:57 a.m. CST

    I can see this as direct-to-video...but what's the point...

    by Bob Cryptonight

    This is not a movie that is screaming to be made. The Dammester needs to reinvent himself not revisit the past.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 5:12 a.m. CST

    That's hilarious

    by Lost Jarv

    "I want to be a junkie bum fuck who beats up my son using my ninja skills, and you bastards won't let me"

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 5:33 a.m. CST

    I'm going to go over there...

    by The Amazing G

    and I'm going to KEEK BISON'S ASS! WHO'S WITH ME!?

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 5:56 a.m. CST

    The Amazing G, yoof gahdoo KEEK.. BIYSOHNZ AHSS

    by ironic_name


  • Feb. 11, 2009, 6:10 a.m. CST

    so, in this movie, are we to root for Dux as he

    by vaudeville villain

    trains to master the backhand across his kid's jaw? what, at the beginning, he's only able to knock out a few measly teeth, but in the end, he's able to lay the kid out for days at a time? hmmm... on second thought, i'm in. could be cool.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 7:10 a.m. CST

    you have indeed posted the superior version ironic_name

    by The Amazing G

    I'm not too good on conveying accents through text I guess

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 7:10 a.m. CST


    by The Amazing G

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 7:41 a.m. CST

    He already made a second bloodsport movie.

    by fireclown

    Check out The Quest. It's the same movie directed by "JCVD". Take home line: "It's a big dragon. Made of solid gold." The germans attempt to steal the gold dragon with a freakng zepplin. A friend of mine lent me that movie and refused to take it back.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 7:55 a.m. CST

    ANY acting challenges JCVD's skills.

    by Conanreturns

    What he needs to do is get back to pretending he can kick people's asses. Fuck trying to develop a character. You haven't got it in you brother. Just kick arse, make some martial arts films that are about kicking arse, rather than attempting a plot and learn to live and enjoy the gifts you've been given. For fuck's sake...

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 8:02 a.m. CST


    by ironic_name

    WE GET... PAID?

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 8:04 a.m. CST


    by ironic_name

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 8:48 a.m. CST

    "ANY acting challenges JCVD's skills"

    by Bob Cryptonight

    LOL! True.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 10:31 a.m. CST

    VERN: Better we got LUNDGREN anyway...

    by ABking

    DOLPH is probably better suited for the role since he is tall and challenging and you do say the character goes bad in the end. It will be nice to see who wins the fight, Jet Li or DOLPH. When does THE EXPENDABLES start shooting? I hear in the summer now instead of March??? Still hope SCHWARZENEGGER makes some kind of appearance:)

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 10:31 a.m. CST

    He already made this

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    It was called The Quest.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 10:33 a.m. CST

    I watched Timecop yesterday.

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    I believe it was his last big screen release which is a shame, because that movie kicked all kinds of ass. I watched Legionaire a while back, and while it had less fisticuffs, it had pretty decent drama elements too.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 12:20 p.m. CST


    by ABking

    Sounds like dtv crap! THE HARD CORPS wasn't bad.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 12:55 p.m. CST

    Favorite JCVD lines...

    by El Gooche

    in Kickboxer when he's telling his brother about Tong Po kicking the pillar and he kicks and goes "EHHH!" and in Lionheart when he tells his sister-in-law to find "a nodder hahsband"

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 1:03 p.m. CST

    Remember when he played twin brothers?

    by Darth Macchio

    One with a business guy haircut and the other with a Gibson-mullet? I seriously have no clue why this guy doesn't have an goldboy at this point.

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 2:23 p.m. CST


    by muri71

    yeah he is! *beep* excuses about charakter...blablabla! the story is...sly would have told him he is gonna fight 2 times againgst jet li and then jean realized he will have no chance againgst jet li! who is nearly same the age of jean but faster, more skillfull and that jet would have outshined the material art skills from jean and then jean said "whats my charkter sly?"!;) sly must have said "well uhm jean nearly the same charkter u played for about 20 years now and still play in u.soldier 3 and bloodsport 2! but wouldnt it be cool if u be in the cinema again dude"!;) well acting skill wise...the best i`ve seen from jean so far was wake up death his breakdown scene...were he cried...and thats really nothing so special...sly is able 2 do something like that within a second! so jean didnt became a shakespeare actor...he just freaking played him self in jcvd and if arnold would do a freaking movie where he plays himself, then people wouldnt start 2 compare him with de niro or brando, or would they?!;) it may have not be a guaranteed comeback...but at least he`ll be known again and in the cinema with a blockbuster...i guess if he would try hard he could at least try 2 outshine everyone so...he gets better parts in the future whats so wrong about that?! i guess stallone gave him a major role except sly and jasons part...jeans part would have been the really bad guy part...i mean didnt we loved all the the joker in dark knight the most?!;) this aint low balling this could have been a comeback, at least if jean wouldnt be freaking serious about it...he`ll be in the cinemas again with a blockbuster on his bio...after over 10 years without whats wrong with that?!! i mean sly was nominated for the oscar (script) for christ sakes, a little faith in the man would have be good for jean. he gives him a chance and mister without a reason ego, talks about *beep* charkter, its not like bloddsport 2 or u. soldier 3 are going 2 be "the hustler" or "hamlet"!;) sly made rocky balboa and rambo 4 like they were before...but brought them new places charakter wise...booth movies made over 100 mil and what did jean earn in the last 10 years *beep* direct 2 dvd! he is a diva, an egomanic without a reason...sly was the biggest thing in the 80`s and had his ego times and came back 2 his senses. jean was never close 2 the suCKess of sly and he behaves like he was the biggest thing ever...but he was not! i guess sly will never give him another chance...jean is stupid!

  • Feb. 11, 2009, 4:10 p.m. CST

    muri71, well said!

    by ABking

    Van Damme is not SLY or ARNOLD...he isn't even STATHAM anymore.

  • Feb. 12, 2009, 5:01 a.m. CST

    right abking

    by muri71

    sly & arnold made the new action cinema and jean was just the next generation with segal, lundgren etc but they all fukked it up and who just brings action on the real path again...yeah sly! this idiot from belgium should have taken this major chance but maybe the drugs he used long time ago still make him stupid sometimes? yeah even statham is now longer successful thean jean ever was!