Clint Eastwood has begun planning/shooting his new film abut the Paris train terrorist attack that was foiled by Sacramento natives Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone.
Hollywood Reporter now says that the legendary director has cast the very men the story is about as themselves! Saying, “For his next film, The 15:17 to Paris, he has opted to cast the real-life heroes on which the film is based.
Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone will play themselves in Eastwood’s upcoming movie about their experience thwarting a terrorist attack.
While traveling in Europe, the trio found thwarted an attempted terrorist attack on a train from Brussels to Paris by overpowering the man, who was armed with an AK-47, and saving the lives of the 500 passengers on board. The story was heavily covered on cable news, where the friends, one of whom was in the Oregon National Guard and another in the U.S. Air Force, were lauded for their bravery.”