You know what, I really enjoyed the big screen take on The A-Team. Sure it was silly but people seemed to think that was by accident. This is a movie in which a tank falls from an airplane and steers by firing its gigantic cannon. And that didn't seem silly to you on purpose!?
Joe Carnahan's effort didn't go down particularly well with audiences but, five years later, the property is being mooted again, but this time it's back on the small screen where it all began in 1983.
This move makes a certain amount of sense, with the increased interest in event style TV series in recent years. Deadline reports that a deal is in the works to bring in Chris Morgan - who has been writing the Fast and Furious franchise for awhile now - as an executive producer alongside Tawnia McKiernan, who just so happens to be the daughter of original series creator Stephen J. Cannell.
It's good to have some names attached but the actual writing will be done by Sleepy Hollow alum Albert Kim. The word is that this new version will take place in modern times with a group of ex Special Forces folks helping out those in need. We're also hearing that the A-Team will be made up of male and female members this time, reflecting the fact that more than 50 percent of the planet is not a man.