The official word went out today, that Mission: Blacklist will now be directed by Jesper Ganslandt:
Jesper Ganslandt has been tapped to direct Robert Pattinson in the psychological thriller Mission: Blacklist, about a brilliant young military interrogator who spearheads the capture of Saddam Hussein. Pic is based on the life of soldier-turned-intelligence agent Eric Maddox, who funneled his experiences into the 2008 nonfic bookMission: Black List #1 – The Inside Story of the Search for Saddam Hussein – As Told by the Soldier Who Masterminded His Capture.
The release goes on to say that filming is set to begin this fall. Read the rest at Deadline Hollywood.
Today we also got an update from screenwriter Dylan Kussman about changes being made to the script:
DylanKussman: #MissionBlacklist rewrite is underway to address Jesper Ganslandt's notes. Wish us luck.
Stay tuned for the latest!