UFC Fighter Rampage to Pity the Fool in Mr. T's Role

Rampage got no time for the jibba-jabba

By Caitlin Millat
|  Tuesday, Sep 8, 2009  |  Updated 3:45 PM PDT
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Rampage Jackson will fill Mr. T's massive shoes.

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The only person we can think of who might be scarier than Mr. T has been tapped to fill his massive on-screen shoes.

UFC fighter and former heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson will replace Mr. T as B.A. Baracus in the remake of hit TV show "The A-Team," FanSided Sports reported Tuesday.

Jackson, a UFC celebrity who's known for wearing a monstrous chain-link necklace akin to Mr. T's patented gold chains, will appear in the film with Bradley Cooper and Liam Neeson. Cooper will play the role of Lt. Templeton "Faceman" Peck, and Neeson will star as Col. John "Hannibal" smith.

He beat out fellow Mr. T lookalikes Ving Rhames and Michael Clarke Duncan for the role and will likely do all of his stunts as Baracus. Rapper The Game and R&B singer Tyrese Gibson were also up for the part.

There's been no word on Mr. T's reaction to the re-cast -- but we pity Rampage Jackson if Mr. T wanted to return to his "A-Team" roots.

Jackson arrived in Vancouver this week to start work on the flick. He will miss a UFC main event fight to film the movie.

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