Magnet Releasing has acquired the North American rights to writer/director John Hyams’ Universal Soldier 4: Day of Reckoning, the latest entry in the cyborg-action series first introduced by Roland Emmerich in 1992. The film arrives on home video Nov. 30.
The new sequel will once again pit Jean Claude Van Damme’s reanimated war hero Pvt. Luc DeVeraux against Dolph Lundgren’s bio-mechanical baddie Sgt. Andrew Scott, now leading a cyborg revolution. The duo last faced-off in Hyams’ surprise 2010 DVD hit Universal Soldier: Regeneration.
Universal Soldier 4: Day of Reckoning costars Scott Adkins (Expendables 2), Van Damme’s son Kristopher Van Varenberg (Welcome to the Jungle) and the film’s only non-sausage carrying star Mariah Bonner (Shadow People).