Confirmed: Quintin Jackson to Play B.A. Baracus in The A-Team

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Sorry, Tyrese Gibson. We spoke too soon when we anointed you as B.A. Baracus in The A-Team movie.

Instead, Great Britain's The Sun reports that UFC fighter Quintin "Rampage" Jackson has landed the sought after role. It was originated, of course, by Mr. T.

Quintin Jackson

Jackson is a mixed martial artist and a former UFC Light-Heavyweight champion. This will be his first major acting role.

Liam Neeson and Bradley Cooper - as Hannibal and Face, respectively - will star alongside Jackson in the Ron Singleton-directed remake of this iconic TV series. It will be released in 2010.

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