Saturday, June 30, 2012

Robert Pattinson says Mission: Blacklist will start shooting in the next couple of months

In a new interview with Movie Pilot to promote "Cosmopolis" in Berlin, Rob says Mission: Blacklist is a fascinating story and that he'll start shooting in the next couple of months. We can't wait!
Watch the interview below. He mentions MB at the 2:17 mark.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Ascot Elite picks up all German distribution rights for Mission: Blacklist

More distribution news for Mission: Blacklist. According to Variety, Ascot Elite picked up all German rights. Here is an excerpt:

German distribs have continued to close acquisition deals in the wake of the Cannes Film Market.
Swiss-German distrib Ascot Elite picked up all German rights for the epic war drama "Emperor" and Robert Pattinson starrer "Mission: Blacklist," while Wild Bunch Germany nabbed Thomas Vinterberg's competition screener "The Hunt," which won star Mads Mikkelsen Cannes' best actor prize.
Peter Webber's "Emperor," from Sierra/Affinity, stars Matthew Fox as a general looking to bring Japan's war criminals, including Emperor Hirohito himself, to justice. The film, which co-stars Tommy Lee Jones as General Douglas MacArthur, is currently in post.
Embankment Films' "Mission: Blacklist," by Jean-Stephane Sauvaire, follows a U.S. army staff sergeant (Pattinson) who becomes instrumental in the capture of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.
Check out the whole article at the source.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Rob Talks Mission: Blacklist And His 16 Hours Meeting With Eric Maddox

We learned in a radio interview with Eric Maddox that he met with Rob and approved of his casting in Mission: Blacklist. Rob recently sat down with Industria Magazine in London over drinks and what emerged is a fascinating in depth interview....his next projects were one of the topics up for discussion and that meeting with Eric Maddox came up. Here is an excerpt:

Q: What are you doing next?
A: I’m doing Mission: Blacklist #1 with Jean-Stephane Sauvaire who made Johnny Mad Dog, about Eric Maddox who is the interrogator who led the US to find Saddam Hussein. I hung out with Eric in Washington, he had just got back from Afghanistan, and he gave me the full run down, over 16 hours, of how he found Saddam Hussein. He has a photographic memory and talking through every single detail. Hopefully we will be shooting in Iraq, I think it’s going to be very cool.

Read the full interview here.