Nineteen Eighties motion icons Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren are teaming up once more for the upcoming motion/thriller, Black Water.
Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren have been typically considered second-fiddle gamers, so far as ’80s motion film stars go. Van Damme together with his thick accent and unbelievable physique was perceived by some as being the poor-man’s Arnold Schwarzenegger, whereas Lundgren together with his droning voice and menacing look most of the time ended up taking part in villains, most notably reverse Sylvester Stallone within the unforgettable Rocky IV.
Van Damme and Lundgren did get a pair probabilities to shine collectively, after they starred within the hard-core navy motion flick Common Soldier and its unlucky sequel Common Soldier: Regeneration. Now the 2 motion film icons are getting one other probability to share the display screen, and this time they may reportedly be taking part in allies as a substitute of enemies.
In keeping with THR, Van Damme (who just lately appeared in Kickboxer Vengeance) and Lundgren (who appeared on Arrow final yr) have signed on to seem in Daybreak’s Gentle Media’s motion/thriller Black Water. Van Damme will reportedly play an operative who finds himself imprisoned by the CIA on a submarine (therefore the title Black Water). There is not any phrase but on Lundgren’s character however since he is alleged to be a buddy of Van Damme’s, we are able to solely assume he isn’t one of many guys who locked Van Damme up on a sub.
Black Water does not have a director as of but, however the script is by Chad Legislation, a author who has scripted greater than his fair proportion of motion motion pictures; together with the Van Damme car 6 Bullets and the Cuba Gooding Jr. flicks Hero Needed and The Hit Checklist. Legislation could solely focus on B-movie materials, however he’s a fairly prolific author, so you realize he is aware of his means round an motion plot. Not that followers of Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren care all that a lot about plot. The web site The Motion Elite shared a poster picture from Black Water and claimed some filming was going to happen close to Cellular, Alabama.
The few particulars we have discovered about Black Water can solely trigger us to invest on what the film will lastly be about. Hopefully Jean-Claude will get an opportunity to interrupt out of his submarine jail and beat the crap out of some unhealthy guys whereas doing the splits. Let’s additionally hope Chad Legislation has written some amusing banter for Van Damme and Lundgren.
The unique Van Damme/Lundgren pairing Common Soldier, which got here out all the best way again in 1992, was not precisely a film masterpiece but it surely was a fairly entertaining motion flick for its day. Each Van Damme and Lundgren nonetheless have their followers on the market and they need to be joyful to see the ’80s icons re-teaming for one extra go-around, this time as buddies as a substitute of adversaries.