First move toward becoming a movie star: Get cast in a cult hit.
Second move toward becoming a movie star: Get cast in one of Hollywood’s hottest commodities.
District 9’s Sharlto Copley will play oddball pilot H.M. “Howling Mad” Murdoch in the June 2010 remake of The A-Team.
The not-so-little-known-anymore South African joins a cast that includes Liam Neeson as Col. John “Hannibal” Smith, Bradley Cooper as Lt. Templeton “Faceman” Peck, and Ultimate Fighter Quinton “Rampage” Jackson as B.A. Baracus.
Jessica Biel will portray an ex-flame of Faceman’s, while Patrick Wilson will be featured as a CIA operative.