24 July 2013 6:12 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The debate over whether Jean-Claude Van Damme's Bloodsport or Kickboxer is a better movie is about to get a contemporary boost: both films are now slated for remakes.  We reported earlier today on the progress of the Bloodsport reboot, landing director James McTeigue (V for Vendetta) at Relativity Media.  Now, word has it that Kickboxer is also getting into the ring with a new version to be helmed by Stephen Fung (Tai Chi Zero).  The Kickboxer film will be scripted by Jim McGrath and Dimitri Logothetis, and is set up through Radar Pictures, which produced The Last Samurai and Riddick.  Casting is now underway and producers are looking towards an early 2014 start.  That's about all we've got on the reboot, but hit the jump for a breakdown of Bloodsport vs Kickboxer. Deadline reports that Jcvd's Kickboxer is also in the works, but the question of which movie is better remains to be seen. »

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