Muscles from Brussels has new series

Action star Jean-Claude Van Damme shows off his martial arts moves at the world launch of his new Amazon series, Jean-Claude Van Johnson, on Tuesday in Paris. In the show, he sends up his image as the washed-up Muscles from Brussels, by playing a bro
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Action star Jean-Claude Van Damme shows off his martial arts moves at the world launch of his new Amazon series, Jean-Claude Van Johnson, on Tuesday in Paris. In the show, he sends up his image as the washed-up Muscles from Brussels, by playing a broken-down action star who makes terrible films as a cover for his real gig as a lethal black-ops agent, codenamed Jean-Claude Van Johnson.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 14, 2017, with the headline 'Muscles from Brussels has new series'. Print Edition | Subscribe