Is it a possible that a semi-fictional account of the life of Jean-Claude Van Damme--if made effectively sad and funny, tragically self-aware of the actor's joke-like status and resumé, while adding a plot about his involvement in a bank robbery--could actually be pretty great? Strangely, if this trailer to JCVD is any indication, that just might be the case. It feels a bit forced-edgy-Snatch-eque at times, but there's still something oddly compelling about it. Who would have thought Van Damme would do a scene as a father in a courtroom custody battle that wouldn't end in his snapping the judge's tibia with a jump kick?
JCVD trailer [JoBlo]