Former UFC world light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has been confirmed to portray Sgt. "B.A." Baracus in The A-Team remake.
According to The Vancouver Sun, Jackson is in Vancouver ready to take on the role made famous by Mr. T in the 1980s TV series. Rampage was in Vancouver on August 19 to discuss the role with producers and arrived in town Friday to prepare for filming, which will span the next six weeks.
Jackson joins Bradley Cooper who is playing Face and Liam Neeson, who is playing Hannibal, in the Joe Carnahan-directed film which 20th Century Fox is set to release on June 11, 2010.
The casting of the role of Capt. "Howling Mad" Murdock has yet to be announced.