Thursday, May 3, 2012

Robert Pattinson to Star in "Mission: Blacklist"

Robert Pattinson to Star in "Mission: Blacklist"


LOS ANGELES, CA – May 2, 2012 – Robert Pattinson has come on board to star in the upcomingfilm “Mission: Blacklist” with Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire committed to direct. The screenplay was adapted by “Band of Brothers” writer and producer Erik Jendresen from the Harper Collins novel Mission: Black List #1 written by military interrogator Eric Maddox with Davin Seay. Ross M. Dinerstein, Managing Partner of Preferred Content, is producing alongside Jendresen and Kevin Waller.

Embankment Films, the international sales and distribution company recently launched by international sales veterans Tim Haslam and Hugo Grumbar will begin selling the film at the upcoming Cannes Film Market.

”Mission: Blacklist” is a psychological thriller that details the true, inside story of the search for Saddam Hussein and the interrogator, Eric Maddox, who spearheaded his capture.

“This movie is a gripping, edge of your seat thriller,” says Dinerstein. “I have been inspired by Robert and Jean-Stéphane’s dedication to tell this story in the most authentic way possible, and I’m thrilled to add Hugo and Tim to our team.”

Pattinson can next be seen in David Cronenberg’s “Cosmopolis,” which is premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in May. Sauvaire’s last film, “Johnny Mad Dog,” premiered at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Prize of Hope.

WME represents Pattinson, Jendresen, and Sauvaire. Pattinson is managed by 3 Arts Entertainment and represented by the Curtis Brown Group in the UK. Sauvaire is managed by Anonymous Content. The deal was brokered by WME Global’s Graham Taylor and Deborah McIntosh and PreferredContent’s Kevin Iwashina and Christine D’Souza. WME Global and Preferred Content will be corepresenting the North American rights.


Robert Pattinson will star in “Mission: Blacklist,” a psychological thriller to be directed by Jean-Stephane Sauvaire that hits the Cannes Film Market in May.

The film is based on the novel "Mission: Black List #1," which was written by a man intimately involved in the capture of Saddam Hussein, military interrogator Eric Maddox.

Erik Jendresen, who wrote for and produced "Band of Brothers," adapted the novel for the big screen.

Jendresen is producing with Ross M. Dinerstein, managing partner of Preferred Content, and Kevin Waller.

Embankment Films, Tim Haslam and Hugo Grumbar's new sales and distribution company, will shop the rights at Cannes.

Via Variety

Robert Pattinson has come on board to star in military thriller "Mission: Blacklist."

Jean-Stephane Sauvaire is committed to direct "Mission," adapted by "Band of Brothers" writer and producer Erik Jendresen from the novel "Mission: Black List #1," written by military interrogator Eric Maddox with Davin Seay.

"Mission: Blacklist" details the story of the search for Saddam Hussein and the interrogator, Eric Maddox, who spearheaded his capture.

Ross M. Dinerstein, managing partner of Preferred Content, is producing alongside Jendresen and Kevin Waller.

Embankment Films, the international sales and distribution company recently launched by Tim Haslam and Hugo Grumbar, will begin selling the film at

Cannes.WME Global and Preferred Content will be co-representing North American rights.
Pattinson can next be seen in David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis," which is premiering at Cannes. Sauvaire's last film, "Johnny Mad Dog," premiered four years ago at Cannes and won the Prize of Hope.

WME represents Pattinson, Jendresen, and Sauvaire. Pattinson is managed by 3 Arts and represented by the Curtis Brown Group in the UK. Sauvaire is managed by Anonymous Content.

The deal was brokered by WME Global's Graham Taylor and Deborah McIntosh and Preferred Content's Kevin Iwashina and Christine D'Souza.


After completing his last turn as Edward Cullen in "Breaking Dawn Part 2," Pattinson is set to play Army interrogator Eric Maddox in "Mission: Blacklist."

Rob Pattinson is attached to star in Mission: Black List, a psychological thriller that aims to tell the true story of the man who spearheaded the capture of Saddam Hussein.

Preferred Content’s Ross M. Dinerstein is producing alongside Erik Jendresen and Kevin Waller.

Jendresen, who was a writer-supervising producer on HBO’s Band of Brothers, wrote the script adapting the book titled Mission: Black List #1: The Inside Story of the Search for Saddam Hussein -- As Told by the Soldier Who Masterminded His Capture.

The book was written by Eric Maddox, the Army interrogator who played a key role in pinpointing Hussein's hideout. Davin Seay co-wrote the book.

Embankment Films, the international sales and distribution company recently launched by sales veterans Tim Haslam and Hugo Grumbar, will sell the film at the upcoming Cannes Film Market.

Jean-Stephane Sauvaire is attached to direct.

Via => Robert Pattinson Life

1 comment:

  1. @definatelylizzyMay 3, 2012 at 11:30 AM

    something else amazing to look forward to then!! :-) xx

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