Thursday, 03 May 2012 06:04
|← Will 'Avengers' Have Earth's Mightiest Opening Weekend?||New 'Amazing Spider-Man' Trailer: Five Key Scenes →|
RPattz will play the man who helped capture the Iraqi leader in 2003.
By Jocelyn Vena
Robert Pattinson is on a "Mission: Blacklist" in his new thriller. The heartthrob is set to star in the big-screen adaptation of the Eric Maddox book that tells the story of the man who played a vital role in the campaign to capture Saddam Hussein.
The film is being adapted by "Band of Brothers" writer/producer Erik Jendresen from Maddox's book "Mission: Black List #1: The Inside Story of the Search for Saddam Hussein — As Told by the Soldier Who Masterminded His Capture," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Davin Seay co-wrote the book with Maddox, who was the military interrogator that played a key role in the 2003 capture of the Iraqi leader.
The film will be directed by Jean-Stephane Sauvaire and is expected to get shopped around at the Cannes Film Festival this month. Pattinson will be there to promote his David Cronenberg film, "Cosmopolis."
"This movie is a gripping, edge-of-your-seat thriller," producer Ross M. Dinerstein said in a statement about the film, according to The Baltimore Sun. "I have been inspired by Robert and Jean-Stephane's dedication to tell this story in the most authentic way possible."
"Mission: Blacklist" is the latest edgy, unexpected film that Pattinson has added to his post-"Twilight" résumé, which includes Cronenberg's trippy "Cosmopolis" and the sexy costume drama "Bel Ami." Pattinson's final "Twilight" film, "Breaking Dawn - Part 2," is set for release in November.
While "Mission" is still in development, Pattinson recently returned to the "Twilight Saga" set to film reshoots for "Breaking Dawn."
For young Hollywood news, fashion and "Twilight" updates around the clock, visit HollywoodCrush.MTV.com.
Source: MTVQuote this article on your site
To create link towards this article on your website,
copy and paste the text below in your page.
RPattz will play the man who helped capture the Iraqi leader in 2003. By Jocelyn Vena Robert Pattinson Photo: Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images Robert Pattinson is on a "Mission:...
© 2013 - Screen Rave
|< Previous||Next >|
- Adam 'MCA' Yauch, Dead at 47: A Big-Screen Tribute
- 'Avengers,' Inside The Fights: Five Secrets Revealed
- Is 'Avengers' The Best Marvel Movie Yet?
- 'Hunger Games' Director Gary Ross Circles 'Houdini'
- Will 'Avengers' Have Earth's Mightiest Opening Weekend?
- New 'Amazing Spider-Man' Trailer: Five Key Scenes
- Robert Pattinson Charting Familiar Path With Post-'Twilight' Roles
- 'Avengers' Review: Five Reasons To See Marvel's Masterpiece
- Francis Lawrence's 'Catching Fire' To-Do List
- Robert Pattinson Signs On To 'The Rover'