JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME STARS IN LARGO ENTERTAINMENT'S 'TIME COP'
LOS ANGELES, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Jean-Claude Van Damme has been signed to star in Largo Entertainment's "Time Cop," it was announced today by Lloyd Levin, president of Production. Peter Hyams will direct from a screenplay by Mark Verheiden. Moshe Diamant, Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi will produce. Dark Horse Entertainment President Mike Richardson, who created the Time Cop character, will serve as executive producer. The sci-fi action thriller tells the story of Max Walker, (Van Damme), a cop traveling back in time to prevent a corrupt politician from altering historical events. He must also confront his own future and fate in the process. Principal photography is scheduled to begin in Vancouver in September. Van Damme will be seen this summer in the upcoming "Hard Target," directed by John Woo for Universal Pictures. His other screen credits include "Nowhere To Run," "Universal Soldier" and "Double Impact." "Time Cop" is a Signature/Raimi/Tapert/Dark Horse production. The film will be released worldwide by Universal Pictures, except in Japan and Italy where Largo has separate output arrangements with Victor Company of Japan Ltd. and Penta Film S.p.A. respectively. Largo Entertainment, a joint venture between Golar Inc., owned by Lawrence Gordon, and JVC Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan Ltd., develops, produces, finances and distributes theatrical motion pictures for all markets throughout the world. -0- 6/16/93 /CONTACT: Gail B. Brounstein or Leigh J. Manacher of Largo Entertainment, 310-203-2929/
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|Date:||Jun 16, 1993|
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