Jessica Beil takes military training for new film

Updated: May 18, 2010, 09:39 AM IST

Los Angeles: Jessica Beil is said to have taken military training for her role in new film `A-Team`.

She plays Army specialist Lt. Charisa Sosa, ex-paramour of the Team`s dashing rogue, Templeton "Faceman" Peck played by Bradley Cooper.

The 28-year-old star has been training an M4 semi-automatic assault rifle, a machine gun and a Beretta 9-millimeter, reports The Los Angeles Times.

It is said that the actress had a hard time playing the physically straining role that required her to carry machine gun and shoot the magazines.