Pattinson to star in Saddam Hussein movieMay 4th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson has signed up to star in “Mission: Blacklist”, a thriller that captures Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein’s life.
The film has been adapted from a novel by real-life military interrogator, Eric Maddox, who helped in the search for Hussein. Pattinson will play Maddox.
Hussein was captured in 2003 and executed in 2006, reports dailystar.co.uk.
The film will be directed by Jean-Stephane Sauvaire.
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