Howlin' Mad Harrelson?

Despite Ice Cube talking up his status as Mr T’s worthy successor recently, bumped into John Singleton recently and got the skinny from the man who is directing the movie-fied version of The A-Team.

And while it’s still possible that Cube will slot into place in his vision, Singleton was quick to point out that casting is still very much in the air. He did, however, big up a certain action for one of the other roles… “I don’t know who is in the cast yet. But I do know that the only person I want right now is, that I really, really want is Woody Harrelson to play Murdock – the guy who is crazy but he’s kind of real smart, a jack of all trades.”

For more on Singleton’s plan for the ‘80s throwbacks, such as describing the current script as “Like Lethal Weapon – very serious, but with humour”, hit up’s interview .