1. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, GI Joe: Rise of Cobra, 2008.     One shaven head for another… Because the Chicago rapper said no to Heavy Duty’s cousin, Roadblock – of GIJOE, the Brussels-based Global Integrated Joint Operating Entity – the character was merged into Heavy Duty, himself, and played by the UK find playing the scary Simon Adebisi in Oz, TV, 1997-2000, and Mr Eko in Lost, TV, 2005-2006. Dwayne Johnson became Roadblock in the 2012 chapter, GI Joe: Retaliation.  
  2.  Quentin ‘Rampage’ Jackson, The A Team, 2009.    To take over from TV’s Mr T as BA Baracus in the film of the series, director Joe Carnahan saw various  rappers – Common, Game, Ice Cube – and settled on the more movie-experienced martial artist and wrestler. 

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