Pattinson to star in Saddam Hussein movie

Updated: May 04, 2012, 09:01 AM IST

London: Actor Robert Pattinson has been roped in to star in ‘Mission: Blacklist’, a thriller about Iraqi ruler Saddam Hussein.

The British actor will take a prominent role in the military thriller about the search for Hussein, reports a website.

The film, directed by Jean Stephane Sauvaire, is based on the novel ‘Mission: Black List #1’ by Eric Maddox and David Seay.