It appears that UFC champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has been cast as B.A. Baracus (the role made famous by the legendary Mr. T) in the upcoming ‘A-Team’ movie.
According to The Vancouver Sun, Jackson met with producers to discuss the role on August 19th and then arrived in Vancouver last Friday to begin six weeks of filming.
Jackson joins the already cast Liam Neeson as Col. John “Hannibal” Smith and Bradley Cooper as Lt. Templeton “Faceman” Peck. Yet to be announced is the actor chosen to play H.M “Howling Mad” Murdock.
‘The A-Team’ is directed by Joe Carnahan (Narc, Smokin’ Aces) and is scheduled to hit theaters on June 11th, 2010.