Last week, it was rumored that District 9 star Sharlto Copley was joining the cast of Fox’s The A-Team as Capt. “Howling Mad” Murdock. Variety has now confirmed that casting and also reports that Jessica Biel is in final talks to join as well.
Biel is set to play an Army general pursuing the team who is the ex-love of Cooper’s character “Faceman.”
The two join Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the Joe Carnahan-directed action-adventure, scheduled to be released on June 11, 2010. Ridley Scott, Jules Daly and Stephen J. Cannell are producing the film, written by Skip Woods.
Filming begins this fall in Vancouver.