Kat Foster is set as the female lead opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme in his Amazon comedy pilot Jean-Claude Van Johnson.
Written by David Callaham (Godzilla) and to be directed by Peter Atencio (Key & Peele), the project from Scott Free Prods sees Van Damme come out of retirement to put on the mantle of his alter ego, undercover private contractor Jean-Claude Johnson. Johnson’s cover as the lead role in a re-imagined action film version of Huckleberry Finn lands him right back in the midst of the danger he secretly always craves — but most importantly, back in the orbit of Vanessa (Foster), his fellow secret international operative and the woman he loves. Vanessa styles hair for movies as her cover. Years ago Jean-Claude broke her heart. Now he’s trying to spin back heel kick his way back in to her life, deliberately getting himself assigned to her new mission in Bulgaria.
Phylicia Rashad and Moises Arias co-star in the pilot, which is slated to begin production in mid-May in Los Angeles.
Foster has played leads on comedy series Til Death and Your Family Or Mine. She most recently shot a lead role in the indie Rebirth. She also stars in (and co-wrote) the comedic film The Dramatics which was recently released on VOD. Foster is repped by Management 360, Paradgim and attorney James Adams.
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