Jean Claude Van Damme’s latest movie, JCVD, is opening on February 6th, 2009 at the Floyd Theater. Jean Claude Van Damme’s role in this movie has been named by Time magazine as one of the top ten movie performances of 2008. Call (502) 852-6691 for showtimes.
The film establishes Jean-Claude Van Damme, who is playing himself in an alternate reality, as an out of luck actor. He returns to his childhood home of Brussels: where hes still considered a national icon.
When he goes into a post office to receive a wire transfer, he finds himself in the middle of a hostage situation. Due to an unfortunate mistake, the police believe Van Damme is responsible for the crime. As the events are played from different perspectives, Van Damme finds himself acting as a hero to protect the hostages, as well as a negotiator as the presumed perpetrator. Van Damme is forced to play a different kind of hero.