Watch: Jean-Claude Van Damme Gets Funny 'Welcome to the Jungle'
Following his recent viral splits stunt (which was parodied by Channing Tatum on the set of 22 Jump Street), Jean-Claude Van Damme is back in the trailer for his first comedy, Welcome to the Jungle. A group of office workers, including Adam Brody, Rob Heubel and Kristen Schaal, head out on a corporate retreat with a former Marine. And what should be a nice team-building escape from the office turns into a dangerous trip in the wilderness with Van Damme as their only hope for survival from nature and each other. This has the feel of straight-to-DVD comedy, but this cast and JCVD having fun could work.
Trailer for Rob Meltzer's Welcome to the Jungle from Universal Pictures International Entertainment:
Welcome to the Jungle marks the feature directorial debut of Rob Meltzer, and the writing debut of Jeff Kauffman. The film follows action veteran Jean-Claude Van Damme in his first comedy as unhinged former Marine Storm Rothchild, hired to take out a group of unsuspecting office workers to a desert island for a corporate retreat. But the trip falls apart when they find themselves stranded with no pilot. Adam Brody, Kristen Schaal, Bobby Lee, Rob Huebel, Megan Boone and Dennis Haysbert and more star in the Universal Pictures International Entertainment film arriving on VOD and limited theaters on February 7th, 2014.
Reader Feedback - 13 Comments
Where did this come from, i love it!!!!!
Sky on Nov 25, 2013
JCVD and Kristen Schaal? Yeah!
DAVIDPD on Nov 25, 2013
That's Aaron Takahashi actually and not Bobby Lee.
Dan Le on Nov 25, 2013
I don't know any of the cast, except from Van -Damme
toonfed on Nov 25, 2013
This looks so damn cheap.
Nielsen700 on Nov 25, 2013
Looks good for a few laughs. Love JCVD, love Schaal, so I'll check this out.
grimjob on Nov 25, 2013
Richie G on Nov 26, 2013
Van Dammes self-irony is saving his carrer. Godspeed to him.
Jamie Holmes on Nov 26, 2013
Van Damme has another movie coming out around the same time. Also in limited cinema release and VOD.The movie is called ENEMIES CLOSER and it premieres in theaters and VOD on January 24, 2014 Here's the trailer: http://youtu.be/W1IZQeDoDjY Poster: http://www.craveonline.com/film/articles/607077-exclusive-poster-enemies-closer It was directed by Peter Hyams (director of TimeCop, Sudden Death and whole list of cool movies) and it was edited by his son John Hyams (director of Van Damme's Universal Soldier: Regeneration and Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning)
Bakerman on Nov 26, 2013
So they work for All State....
DJROBL on Nov 26, 2013
OMG more movies for JCVD
Ragnar on Nov 26, 2013
Actually looks kinda funny. I'd watch it.
wobbles9094 on Nov 26, 2013
It's sort of funny to see that we all thought JCVDs' career had come and gone. But now I wonder if he's already at his peak...
Nash on Nov 26, 2013
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