Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme poses during a photocall for the world launch of the Amazon Prime series "Jean-Claude Van Johnson" on December 12, 2017, at the Grand Rex theatre in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BUREAU

Jean-Claude Van Damme will soon have his star in Ostend. It will be unveiled on 9 September at 19:00 as part of the Ostend Film Festival, announce the organizers of the event in a statement. The star will take place on the Walk of Fame, located on the dike of the seaside resort.

The Belgian actor will also hit the red carpet at the screening of the film “LUKAS”, directed by the French Julien Leclercq, with Sam Louwyck on the bill. 

Jean-Claude Van Damme plays the role of Lukas, a bouncer forced to work with the police not to lose custody of his daughter. In this context, he will have to infiltrate a Dutch organization specialized in money laundering.