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Liam Neeson As John 'Hannibal' Smith In 'A Team' Movie?

June 9th, 2009 11:35am EDT
Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson is in talks with movie bosses to star in the upcoming big screen version of The A Team.

The Taken actor has reportedly been lined up to play John 'Hannibal' Smith, the role made famous by George Peppard in the hit 1980s television show.

He is currently in negotiations with 20th Century Fox and producers Tony and Ridley Scott to appear in the movie about four war veterans who escape from a prison to become vigilantes.

The Hangover star Bradley Cooper was recently rumored to be taking on the role of Lieutenant Templeton 'Faceman' Peck, originally played by Dirk Bene...
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John Singleton Quits 'A-Team' Movie

October 27th, 2008 4:09pm EDT
Quitter
Director John Singleton has pulled out of plans for a movie version of 1980s TV hit The A-Team, after the project was postponed, according to reports.

The Boyz n the Hood film maker had signed to direct the picture, which was scheduled for release in June 2009. But Daily Variety reports that Singleton canceled his contract when the film was moved back a year to 2010, so Fox movie bosses could concentrate on an Alvin and the Chipmunks sequel.

An A-Team movie has long been rumored with a number of high profile stars touted to take on the roles made famous by George Peppard (Colone...
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The A-Team Reunites To Contact George Peppard

April 23rd, 2007 3:00pm EDT
The A-Team
The former stars of 1980s action series The A-Team will reunite for a reality TV program, in which they will attempt to contact their deceased co-star George Peppard.

Actors Dirk Benedict, Mr. T. and Dwight Schultz will appear on a special edition of British paranormal show Most Haunted later this year, when they will try to communicate with their old friend, who passed away from pneumonia in 1994.

Presenter Yvette Fielding says, "We're all going to Los Angeles for a week to film it. It took a lot of doing to get those three together - now we have to do the really hard part."

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Celebrity Birthdays, March 1

March 1st, 2007 3:00am EST
Roger Daltrey
Happy Birthday to 7th Heaven actor Adam LaVorgna (1981), "Saved By The Bell" star Mark-Paul Gosselaar (1974), Nickelback guitarist Ryan Peake (1973), hoops star Chris Webber (1973), Spanish actor Javier Bardem (1969), WWE wrestler Booker T (1965), "Eyes" star Tim Daly (1956), prolific actor/director Ron Howard (1954), the real "Daisy Duke," Catherine Bach (1954), Reggae singer Burning Spear (1948), comedian Alan Thicke (1947), actress Lana Wood (1946), "The A-Team" actor Dirk Benedict (1945), The Who singer Roger Daltrey (1944), Cuban guitarist Leo Brouwer (1939), actor Jed Allan (1937), "T...
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Fascinating Facts

January 28th, 2007 4:30pm EST
Brian Eno
Former Roxy Music star Brian Eno has signed on to produce the next Coldplay album. He says, "It will be very original and very different from what they've done before."

Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher was a cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers when the team made it to the Super Bowl in 1985.

Former S Club 7 singer Jo O'Meara and actress Cleo Rocos are the latest evictees of Celebrity Big Brother after both were voted off the British reality show last night. A-Team star Dirk Benedict, Jermaine Jackson, former Miss Great Britain Danielle Lloyd and non-celebrity Jack Tweedy...
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Dirk Benedict's Brother Maintains Silence On Patricide

January 14th, 2007 4:00pm EST
Dirk Benedict
The brother of former A-Team star Dirk Benedict is refusing to relive the moment he shot his father dead in the press.

The family's troubled past has been dredged up by British newspapers this weekend after Dirk became a contestant on hit reality show Celebrity Big Brother earlier this month.

But despite his smiling persona on the small screen, viewers are intrigued by his tragic past which saw elder sibling Roy shoot his abusive father in the chest to stop him brutally beating their mother.

Roy, who was cleared of any wrongdoing, insists, "We don't speak about those things...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 1; February 29

March 1st, 2006 3:00am EST
Ron Howard
Happy Birthday to 7th Heaven actor Adam LaVorgna (1981), "Saved By The Bell" star Mark-Paul Gosselaar (1974), Nickelback guitarist Ryan Peake (1973), hoops star Chris Webber (1973), Spanish actor Javier Bardem (1969), WWE wrestler Booker T (1965), "Eyes" star Tim Daly (1956), prolific actor/director Ron Howard (1954), the real "Daisy Duke," Catherine Bach (1954), Reggae singer Burning Spear (1948), comedian Alan Thicke (1947), actress Lana Wood (1946), "The A-Team" actor Dirk Benedict (1945), The Who singer Roger Daltrey (1944), Cuban guitarist Leo Brouwer (1939), actor Jed Allan (1937), "T...
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