(CBS News) Robert Pattinson has been cast in "Mission: Blacklist," a true-life story about Eric Maddox, the military interrogator who helped capture Saddam Hussein in 2003.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the 25-year-old actor will portray Maddox in the psychological thriller that will detail the inside story of the search for Hussein.
"Band of Brothers" writer/producer Erik Jendresen wrote the screenplay based on Maddox's 2008 book, "Mission: Black List #1: The Inside Story of the Search for Saddam Hussein -- As Told by the Soldier Who Masterminded His Capture."
"This movie is a gripping, edge-of-your-seat thriller," producer Ross M. Dinerstein said in a press release.
Pattinson will next be seen in the thriller, "Cosmopolis," which premieres at the Cannes Film Festival in May. He stars alongside Uma Thurman in the upcoming drama, "Bel Ami," due out in June. And in November, the British star will end his run in the "Twilight" franchise when "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2" hits theaters.
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