TheFeed, as you well know, loves it when a plan comes together, which is why we are so very excited that John Singleton, who directed the seminal Boyz N The Hood, will be directing the film version of The A-Team. Now, the film's tone is said to be radically different than the television show, and should be more gritty, along the lines of a Die Hard movie.
We're not necessarily sure that tack will work. Look at Miami Vice. When they removed all of the joy from the premise of that movie, all they got was a ponderous, joyless film that really pleased no one. Mr. Singleton, do not mess with the chemistry that is The A-Team. If you need help figuring out what made it so good, let us offer this actual quote from Hannibal (George Peppard)
"If a man can breathe, and a man can see, then he can eat dirt and do the chicken just like everyone else."
Truer words were never spoken.
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