Van Damme Resting At Home After 50th Birthday Heart Attack

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October 19, 2010 | 6:00pm EST

Action man Jean Claude Van Damme has suffered a minor heart attack on the set of his new movie Weapon, according to reports.
A day after celebrating his 50th birthday on Monday, the Belgian martial arts star collapsed on the set of the film in New Orleans and was briefly hospitalized, according to website

Production on the movie has been put on hold to allow Van Damme time to recover from his medical emergency at home in Belgium.

Sources tell the website it looks as if the movie star will make a full recovery.

Van Damme’s publicist and the producers of the film had yet to respond to requests for a comment when WENN went to press.