Does The A-Team ‘s Murdock Come From District 9 ?

ON is reporting that 20th Century Fox has offered the role of Capt. “Howling Mad” Murdock in The A-Team to District 9 star Sharlto Copley. There’s no word if he has accepted the role.

He would be joining Liam Neeson (John “Hannibal” Smith), Bradley Cooper (Lt. Templeton “Faceman” Peck) and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (Sgt. “B.A.” Baracus) in the Joe Carnahan-directed adaptation of the 1980s TV series.

The role of Murdock was made famous by Dwight Schultz in the series.

The studio is eyeing a June 11, 2010 release date for the action-adventure.