Tyrese Gibson to Play B.A. Baracus in ‘A-Team’?

The busy actor gives us a few tidbits from the set of his new movie.

Last night I was in the unforgiving desert of Santa Fe, New Mexico, on a set visit for this unique religious horror flick, Legion, which stars Paul Bettany, Dennis Quaid, Willa Holland and Tyrese Gibson. Tyrese was one of the gracious stars kind enough to chat with us between takes and besides chatting about that current film, he had a few things to say about some other projects, one of which, might have him pitying the proverbial fool.

That's right. Tyrese told us that he is very close to landing the role of B.A. Baracus in John Singleton's remake of The A-Team. While he still hasn't officially signed on for the part, and he noted that the script is still being developed, the genial actor was obviously enthusiastic about the project.

While he wouldn't say much about the upcoming Transformers 2 he'll be working on, he gave us a heads up on another project he is apparently involved with.

"Look out for a film called Desert Eagle," he told us. He was on his way to the set and couldn't divulge any more details about that film and what his involvement may be.

He also gave us some info on a brand new fan number he has set up. You can call (818) 287-8968 to leave a personal message for Tyrese and he will get back to you when he's available.

We'll keep you posted on all of Tyrese's new endeavors as soon as we have more information.

Legion was released January 22nd, 2010 and stars Paul Bettany, Lucas Black, Tyrese Gibson, Adrianne Palicki, Charles S. Dutton, Kevin Durand, Jon Tenney, Willa Holland. The film is directed by Scott Stewart.

The A-Team was released June 11th, 2010 and stars Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Biel, Quinton Jackson, Sharlto Copley, Patrick Wilson, Gerald McRaney, Henry Czerny. The film is directed by Joe Carnahan.

Sources: Brian Gallagher

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  1. The Boondock Saint

    hes not such a great actor but if he dressed up like ba and got the mohawk then he would LOOK like a good ba. and i didnt think of michael clark duncan, he would be good to

    7 years agoby @combatmadness360Flag

  2. Radimus-83

    loved him when i first seen Friday all those years ago! and i thought he was ok in "XXX: The Next Level" but just the whole movie let him down. if he had of stayed on the action movies he might have came into it a bit more. but yeah, now he sucks more dick that a cheap bangkok hooker on "get your dicked sucked free night"!! (i'm sure those type of nights happen)

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  3. Marcusx

    agreed haha he is a lousy actor thats for sure

    7 years agoby @marcusxFlag

  4. Phatlightning

    wait what rad? lol it was xXx: State of the Union, f*ck your UK names dammit. And that movie was GARBAGE. He is a terrible action actor, his expressions and comments are all the same, watch Biker Boyz, its like a spitting image of him in State of the Union. No more action for him, actually, no more movies for him at all.

    7 years agoby @sxers2k1Flag

  5. Radimus-83

    Michael Clark Duncan, was my first choice on another post a few months back. but it looks like he ain't gonna get it. Ice-Cube?....... no thanks, i thought after XXX:The Next Level he could do more action movies. but he has let himself be typecast into the sh*tty childern comedies that ain't funny!

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  6. Phatlightning

    lol combat, that would almost gurantee no one would leave there homes opening night.

    7 years agoby @sxers2k1Flag

  7. The Boondock Saint

    i think ice cube would be the perfect BA !!!

    7 years agoby @combatmadness360Flag

  8. CelluloidDreams

    Tyrese Gibson...strange choice....I agree W./"Blade UK" I would go with 'Michael Clark Duncan' to!!!

    7 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  9. Radimus-83

    it's clear they want a new look for the A-Team movie. anyway, you won't find anotther B.A, this might work depending who the rest of the cast are.

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  10. sirmetro

    He's a great actor,but who the f*ck told the guys that he will be good for the part?
    The movie might suck.

    7 years agoby @sirmetroFlag

  11. XJWS79

    I thought Tyrese was also working on the comic movie called Luke Cage. Talk about a full plate, Transformers 2,Desert Eagle, and now A-Team

    7 years agoby @xjws79Flag

  12. Blade UK

    Not so sure about this, 'Michael Clark Duncan' is my choice for BA!

    7 years agoby @kevdaley1Flag

  13. Err

    well thats all i needed to hear, i am no longer interested in this movie.

    7 years agoby @err2005Flag

  14. ed_wood

    I don't see The A-Team turning out any good.

    7 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

  15. Phatlightning

    him and quaid seem to be working together lately. I don't think he should be in A-Team though.

    7 years agoby @sxers2k1Flag

  16. T.Clark

    Well, it's good that he's working on Transformers 2. I didn't know he signed on

    7 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  17. Stiles

    It's going to be sh*te. Mark my words.

    7 years agoby @stilesFlag

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