Podcast Episode 55: Kristanna Loken & James Cullen Bressack On Making DARKNESS OF MAN With Jean-Claude Van Damme

Darkness Of Man is a new action noir starring Jean-Claude Van Damme as a former Interpol agent haunted by the actions of his past.  Visually striking, Darkness Of Man sees Van Damme give a nuanced turn – and it’s once again an indicator that the action icon can deliver good performances alongside bullets and flying kicks. 

James Cullen Bressack, the director, producer and co-writer of Darkness Of Man is no stranger to working with legendary action heroes, having previously directed Bruce Willis, Steven Seagal and Mel Gibson. He joins this episode of the podcast, to talk about the making of the neo-noir, working with Jean-Claude Van Damme and what it’s like directing other iconic action stars. 

Darkness Of Man co-star, Kristanna Loken also joins this episode.

Loken has had a storied career having played the evil T-X opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines and having starred in a variety of other films and TV shows including Bloodrayne, Burn Notice and Painkiller Jane. 

Amongst other things, Kristanna Loken discusses how acting is changing in the face of new technologies, making Darkness Of Man and working with Jean-Claude Van Damme

Darkness Of Man is now available on Digital. 

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