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FIRST LOOK: Bradley Cooper Gets Buff for The A-Team

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FIRST LOOK: Bradley Cooper Gets Buff for The A-Team

Originally posted 01/15/2010 08:00AM

To pound his body into shape for the big-budget version of The A-Team, Bradley Cooper speed-hiked up The Grind, a famous trail outside of Vancouver that shoots up 2,800 feet of mountainside, completing the grueling trek in just 37 minutes.

"The man," says director Joe Carnahan, "is a beast."

Based on the campy NBC series that made a household name out of Mr. T (his part of Bosco "B.A." Baracas in the remake is played by former UFC champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson), The A-Team film follows a renegade band of disgraced former Special Forces soldiers lead by John "Hannibal" Smith, a wisecracking, cigar-chomping master tactician played with relish by Liam Neeson.

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