Sign Up for the Daily Filmfodder Newsletter       

Movie News

No Pity, Not a Fool: A-Team Movie Gets a Writer

Variety says the long-in-development "A-Team" movie has landed a writer. Bruce Feirstein ("Goldeneye," "Tomorrow Never Dies") has been hired to adapt the TV antics of Hannibal, B.A., Face and Murdock for the big screen.

"A-Team" creator Stephen J. Cannell, who will produce the film, says the new "A-Team" will raise the dramtic stakes.

"Not to denigrate the TV show, but nobody ever died," Cannell tells Variety. "We drove cars off cliffs and people got out and walked away. We're not going to do that (in the movie). In this the tone is more dangerous -- you can really die. It's very tense and exciting."

Variety says the "tone" will be more in line with "Die Hard" and "Lethal Weapon," which both delivered shockingly realistic representations of injury, death and grief.

Original cast member Mr. T (B.A. Baracus) may appear in a cameo role. Further casting and production information has not been released.

For more "A-Team" news check out our pitiless spotlight page. -- Mac Slocum


Tags:
Posted by Mac on October 12, 2004 11:08 AM
Permalink | Email to a Friend | Add to del.icio.us | Digg This






More Recent Stories:
Zellweger and Connick in Talks to Work Together
Ice Cube making a "Comeback"
Jessica Alba joins "Love Guru"
"Watchmen" Makes it to Casting
John Leguizamo to team up with Shyamalan
Robert De Niro Making a Movie about Mao Zedong
Christopher Walken Has "Balls of Fury"
Nicole Kidman has a New Project in the Works
Jim Carrey to Star in "A Christmas Carol"
Ryan Gosling to Join "The Lovely Bones"