Saving Face – Dirk Benedict to appear in A-Team movie

Oh my, the A-Team movie just keeps getting better. News has surfaced today that original Lt. Templeton ‘Faceman’ Peck, Dirk Benedict, is appearing in the new movie in a cameo role.

This follows hot on the heels of the confirmation from Dwight Schultz, the original Captain ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock, that he to will be appearing in a cameo role. District 9 stand-out Sharlto Copley is playing H.M. in the new movie.

Former Celebrity Big Brother star Benedict, who obviously is keen to return to the limelight, confirmed his appearance via his website He will star alongside current Faceman Bradley Cooper of The Hangover fame.

No word yet on an appearance by Mr. T, but surely it’s only a matter of time. UFC fighter Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has stepped into the not inconsiderable shoes of the Snickers munching one, as the new Sgt Bosco ‘B.A.’ Baracus.

The new movie also stars Liam Neeson as Col John ‘Hannibal’ Smith. Sadly original Hannibal, George Peppard, passed away in 1994 so he will not appear. Jessica Biel is on-hand as the love interest in Narc director Joe Carnahan’s remake of the 80’s TV classic.

It’s set for release 30th July 2010.