Van Damme was intentionally distant from the cast and crew during filming to stay in character. Commenting on the role, Stallone said: "We’ll have a big showdown between me and Van Damme, which has been anticipated for a long time, so it should be a good one." Van Damme was offered a role in The Expendables, but ultimately turned it down.
This is the recently released Play Toy P003 1/6th scale The Villain 12-inch figure OR Jean-Claude Van Damme JCVD as Jean Vilain in The Expendables 2 which comes with 1/6 scale head sculpt, 12-inch figure body, 4 swappable hands, black leather coat, long sleeve black T-shirt, belt, tactical belt, boots, sunglasses, AUG assault rifle, pistol x 2, pistol magazines x 2, shoulder holster, metal hunting knife, hunting knife sheath, figure stand.
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Packaging is simple enough. Remove the lid and the 1/6 scale accessories are displayed in the top tray.
The 12-inch Jean Vilain figure lies in the bottom tray wearing black leather coat, long sleeve black T-shirt, belt, boots.
Play Toy P003 The Villain 1/6 scale accessories: pistol x 2, pistol magazines x 2, shoulder holster, sunglasses, AUG assault rifle, hunting knife sheath, metal hunting knife, tactical belt, figure stand
In the film, Jean Vilain (Jean-Claude Van Damme), leader of an Albanian criminal group known as the Sang, uses a Walther P99 with a gold-plated slide as his sidearm. But that's not what is included with this set. The pistols included appear to be Colt M1911A1 pistols.
Jean Vilain (Jean-Claude Van Damme) carries a Steyr AUG A3 with an Aimpoint Micro T-1 red dot sight as his primary firearm in the film. This looks to be a 1/6 scale version of the Steyr AUG A3 rifle but no red dot sight is added. In its place is a sniper's scope and carrying handle.
Play Toy P003 1/6th scale The Villain 12-inch figure OR Jean-Claude Van Damme JCVD as Jean Vilain in The Expendables 2 wears long sleeve black T-shirt, belt, boots. Here he's armed with his metal hunting knife (it's HUGE!)
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Here are some close-up shots of Play Toy P003 The Villain 1/6 scale head sculpt.
12-inch Jean-Claude Van Damme as Jean Vilain even has the Sangs tattoo on his neck.
Here's Play Toy P003 1/6 scale The Villain 12-inch action figure (Jean-Claude Van Damme as Jean Vilain) with his shoulder holsters for his pistols and sheath for his knife.
I think the 1/6 scale sunglasses gives the 12-inch Play Toy "Villain" figure a better likeness and resemblance to JCVD. Check out the rest of the pictures below.
NEXT: Play Toy P003 1/6th scale The Villain 12-inch figure OR Jean-Claude Van Damme JCVD as Jean Vilain in The Expendables 2 with his black leather coat and pistol.
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