The A-Team Movie Rumors, Update

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According to Variety, 20th Century Fox is far along in assembling a creative team to transform the 1980s TV series The A-Team into a summer 2010 blockbuster.

Here's what the studio has lined up so far:

  • Joe Carnahan will direct;
  • Ridley Scott will produce, with Tony Scott serving as executive producer;
  • The goal is to start production by June, with the goal of a June 11, 2010, release date.

On the television show, four Vietnam veterans convicted of armed robbery escape from military prison and became do-gooder mercenaries.

On the big screen, The Middle East will replace Vietnam as the locale The A-Team did their tour of duty, but the origin story will remain the starting point.

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The A-Team Quotes

I love it when a plan comes together.

Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith

[being fired upon by a Predator drone]
Lt. Templeton 'Faceman' Peck: What the Hell was that?
Capt. 'Howling Mad' Murdock: If you look out the right hand side of the aircraft you will notice that the right wing is on fire.

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