Fallen martial arts movie stars Wesley Snipes and Jean-Claude Van Damme are doubling their chances for a big screen comeback by teaming up in a new movie.

The actors have signed up to star in action film THE HARD COPS, according to website MovieHole.net.

In the film, Van Damme will play a combat veteran who's just returned from fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq. Seeking work, he agrees to be the bodyguard to a former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, who needs protection from a dangerous rap music mogul.

Van Damme's character assemble a team, known as the hard cops, to help protect the boxer.