Kickboxer: Vengeance (formerly known as Kickboxer)is an upcoming American martial arts film directed by John Stockwell, and starring Alain Moussi, Jean-Claude Van Damme (who played Kurt Sloane in the original Kickboxer), Dave Bautista, Gina Carano, Georges St-Pierre and Darren Shahlavi (in his final film role). It is a remake of the original 1989 Kickboxer film, serving as a reboot of the franchise.
Living in Venice, California, Eric and Kurt Sloane come from a long line of martial artists. After Eric wins the Karate World Championship, a promoter lures him to Thailand despite his brother’s protests. When Eric dies fighting the Muay Thai champion Tong Po, Kurt turns to his brother’s mentor Master Durand to seek revenge on the vicious Tong Po.