2011 was also the year which all action movie fans in the world were anxiously waiting for; where Van Damme joined the cast of The Expendables 2
along with the biggest action star names in the world, such as Sylvester Stallone
, Arnold Schwarzenegger
, Bruce Willis
, Dolph Lundgren
, Jet Li
, Jason Statham
and last but not least, the legendary Chuck Norris
and many more!
In The Expendables 2
, Van Damme plays a character named "Jean Vilain" - the lead villain in the film. This should be the fourth time Van Damme plays a villain role during his acting career, proving his ability as an actor who can change the skin of the macho man type of roles he usually plays.
In 2012 Van Damme did his first dry humor movie, Welcome to the Jungle
Today, Jean-Claude Van Damme is an all-round actor, doing action, drama and comedy; and yet... still more surprises to come from JCVD.
While still going on with his main passion of filmmaking through the ups and downs of life, Van Damme is also paying attention to humanitarian issues & animal rights and he has a dream of spreading true peace allover the world!
Van Damme is married to fitness expert and former female bodybuilding champion, Gladys Portugues
, and he is the proud father of Kristopher
 and Nicolas