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Action Hero Jean-Claude Van Damme stars in Volvo Trucks' latest film "The Epic Split" +VIDEO

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Jean-Claude Van Damme stars in new Volvo Trucks' film

STOCKHOLM - November 12, 2013: Jean-Claude Van Damme, one of the world's most famous martial artists and star of countless Hollywood blockbusters, takes the lead role in Volvo Trucks' latest film The Epic Split.

Watch the trailer for the new Volvo film

The film, which will be released on November 14, is the latest in a series from Volvo Trucks that feature spectacular ways of demonstrating its trucks' unique handling capabilities. In The Epic Split Van Damme performs one of his trademark splits in an incredible world-first stunt.

The complete and final version of The Epic Split can be watched by CLICKING HERE

“It’s quite unusual, and the first time we’ll ever see anything like it – in a movie or a commercial,” said Van Damme on set at a deserted airfield in Spain, before shooting the scene. “When I saw the storyboard, I thought it looked amazing. It’s very majestic and very powerful.”

The purpose of the film is to demonstrate the stability and precision of Volvo Dynamic Steering, and it follows on from previous viral hits including ‘The Ballerina Stunt’, ‘The Hook’, ‘The Hamster’ and ‘The Chase’.

Watch the previous Volvo promo films