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Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

As he tries to make it big in the acting world, itís becoming increasingly difficult to separate Kris Van Varenberg from his famous father.

After appearing in films such as The Quest and Derailed with Jean-Claude Van Damme, the actor is more than emulating the Belgian martial artistís work life, he also appears to be mirroring his body.

The 24-year-old showed off his bulky arms as he filmed on location yesterday.

As he tries to make it big in the acting world, itís becoming increasingly difficult to separate Kris Van Varenberg from his famous father.

After appearing in films such as The Quest and Derailed with Jean-Claude Van Damme, the actor is more than emulating the Belgian martial artistís work life, he also appears to be mirroring his body.

The 24-year-old showed off his bulky arms as he filmed on location yesterday.

His son isnít the only family member after a taste of his fame, 21-year-old Bianca Bree is also planning to step out into the spotlight with the film, due for release in 2013.

Making use of her fatherís industry links, the starlet made her film debut in the 2008 flick The Shepherd: Border Patrol where she played the daughter of Van Dammeís character Jacques Robideaux.

The 51-year-old's new offering sees him don a questionable look as he flaunts a large brown moustache and matching sideburns.

He's used to playing the tough guy in movies, so it may come as a surprise to him when onlookers laugh at his latest look.

He plays Storm Rothchild - an ex-marine team-building coach.

The story centres on a company retreat on a tropical island that goes terribly awry.


Jean-Claude no doubt gets the chance to show off some off his famous moves in his scenes.

The Belgian star - who will promote another of his films, The Expendables 2, later this year - will star alongside Adam Brody and Dennis Haysbert in the upcoming film.

Jean-Claude's Tom Selleck look is a far cry from the serious roles he has portrayed in movies such as Kickboxer and Sudden Death, but no doubt his hardcore fans will be pleased to see him on the big screen once again.







This is being filmed in Mar Chiquita beach Puerto Rico.
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

wtf is up w/ VD?
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

JCVD's had years of EXTREMELY hard living: drug abuse, sex addiction, alcohol abuse. It would be impossible with all that to say whether his face is due to all that or to HIV/AIDS/facial wasting. Rumors have been around for years that he's been HIV positive. Something aint right though.
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Or he could be, you know...getting old.
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wtf is up w/ VD?
He just looks like an old action star.
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Van Damme said himself he got the body of a 20yr but the face of an old man.
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Haircut/mustach sure isn't helping.
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Yeah, its just the facial hair.... or AIDS (really? WTF? That's a helluva conclusion to jump to. Lol)
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

at the 70's porn stach. Yea that ain't helping him.
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

Looks awful. He looks pretty good for a guy with the "hiv" though.
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

Looks like a funny rental to me.

Never heard of Van Damme having HIV.
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

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Looks like a funny rental to me.

Never heard of Van Damme having HIV.
Neither have I. His alcohol abuse was widely known but I didn't know he was in to hard drugs and stuff, too.
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

Will this be called 'The Rundown' in international markets?
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Originally Posted by bluetoast
Will this be called 'The Rundown' in international markets?
I hear the international working title was "Helldorado".
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

Based off that trailer I'm curious if
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they pulled a Deep Blue Sea and Van Damme's character gets killed by that tiger early in the film. I notice he doesn't appear in the 'Lord of the Flies' scenes as they all seemed to revolve around Adam Brody.
If so, that was pretty stupid to spoil it in the trailer.
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

Yeah, looks like a rental to me. Also, I will be loaded while watching it.

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Damme that trailer looks awful but van damme comedy is good comedy.
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

Originally Posted by DRG
Based off that trailer I'm curious if
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they pulled a Deep Blue Sea and Van Damme's character gets killed by that tiger early in the film. I notice he doesn't appear in the 'Lord of the Flies' scenes as they all seemed to revolve around Adam Brody.
If so, that was pretty stupid to spoil it in the trailer.
I had the same thoughts.
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

I do like the fact that he/they parody his classic scream. I saw Lionheart, Bloodsport, and maybe another of his famous "aaaaaaarghhhhhhsssss" in there.
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

Originally Posted by Why So Blu?
I do like the fact that he/they parody his classic scream. I saw Lionheart, Bloodsport, and maybe another of his famous "aaaaaaarghhhhhhsssss" in there.
If you want to see Van Damme doing a great job parodying himself, check out JCVD.

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Originally Posted by RocShemp
If you want to see Van Damme doing a great job parodying himself, check out JCVD.
I saw JCVD at a small arthouse in San Francisco since it never had a wide release here. It was so bizarre seeing a Van Damme "film" (versus action movie) in a tiny, cramped theater full of people who were clearly seeing it for its limited release aspect, not just because it was Van Damme (like I was).

Very, very good movie though. I don't believe it's had a BD release in the States but might be available in Canada.
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Originally Posted by My Other Self
Very, very good movie though. I don't believe it's had a BD release in the States but might be available in Canada.
There is a US BD (I have it). But it does not have lossless audio.

This is the one I have. I'm assuming this is the Canadian release.
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re: Welcome To The Jungle (2014) (Van Damme, Brody, Schaal)

Originally Posted by RocShemp
If you want to see Van Damme doing a great job parodying himself, check out JCVD.

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JCVD was my #2 favorite film of that year. I saw it twice in theaters - once at the Nuart and the second time over in Hollywood at Mann's Chinese Theaters.
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Originally Posted by My Other Self
I saw JCVD at a small arthouse in San Francisco since it never had a wide release here. It was so bizarre seeing a Van Damme "film" (versus action movie) in a tiny, cramped theater full of people who were clearly seeing it for its limited release aspect, not just because it was Van Damme (like I was).

Very, very good movie though. I don't believe it's had a BD release in the States but might be available in Canada.
It did get a BD release here via Magnolia, which screwed it up with the lame subs and useless dubbing. I imported my copy from the UK and it's awesome.

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