Jason Isaacs Heads For The Green Zone

He's joining the Paul Greengrass drama

The words "Jason Isaacs has joined the cast of..." guarantee Empire-shaped bums on seats, for not only is he a splendid actor, he is also the nicest man in the known universe and probably beyond. So, as if we needed any further persuading, we will definitely be first in line for Green Zone.

Isaacs has signed on to play an American military officer in Paul Greengrass' latest. Based on the book 'Imperial Life In The Emerald City: Inside Baghdad's Green Zone' by Ranjiv Chandresakaran, the film is a fictionalised drama set in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein.

The cast also features Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear and Amy Ryan and shooting is currently underway in Spain.