Fighter Jackson to play B.A. Baracus in new A-Team movie

Jackson has been spotted on the Vancouver, Canada set of the film and one reporter for the Vancouver Sun has seen the fighter sporting the chains Mr. T wore as the tough-talking TV character.

The much-anticipated new film features Bradley Cooper as Templeton ‘Faceman’ Peck and Liam Neeson as A-Team leader John ‘Hannibal’ Smith.

Jackson reportedly won the role of Baracus after a casting fight with rapper and Terminator Salvation star Common. He recently confirmed on late-night U.S. TV he was in the running for the role.

According to website, the A-Team role is the reason why Jackson has postponed a December (09) fight with Rashad Evans at UFC 107.