After an attack leaves him in limbo — invisible to the living and also near death — a teenager discovers that the only person who might be able to help him is his attacker.
This was a spec script I wrote and sold right out of college. Originally, it was called “Dusted”. 6 months after I graduated, I got word that Van Damme wanted to buy it and make it. 6 months later, I was on the set of my first movie, at the tender age of 22. As soon as Van Damme was cast, I had to take much of the dialogue and reapportion it to other characters because Van Damme’s accent was still quite think. I remember meeting Van Damme for the first time. He had one of those early, military-style cell phones. I’d never even seen one before. He gave me a hug and said, “Hollywood will try to destroy you. But I will protect you like an eagle.” So while the film wasn’t high art, it started my career, so I’ll always be indebted to Van Damme for that.
January 25, 2022