Rob Pattinson Signs On To Play Soldier Who Helped Capture Saddam Hussein
Posted on Thu May 3, 2012 01:51 PM PDT

rpattinson040412_01_X17crop.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Robert Pattinson has been added to the cast of Mission: Blacklist.

The Twilight actor will play Eric Maddox ... a military interrogator who helped coordinate the capture of Saddam Hussein.

Producer Ross M. Dinerstein released the following statement:

    "This movie is a gripping, edge of your seat thriller. I have been inspired by Robert and Jean-St├ęphane's dedication to tell this story in the most authentic way possible."

The flick is based on the book "Mission: Black List #1."