RENT star Taye Diggs has become the clear favourite to replace Mr T in the planned movie adaptation of hit TV action series THE A-Team. The film project has been kicking around Hollywood for a decade with Mel Gibson, Jim Carrey and Brendan Fraser all attached at different times, but now the movie - about a team of vigilante Vietnam vets - is being planned around Diggs, according to website If the reports are accurate Diggs will take on the role of gruff BA BARACUS in the movie.