Clint Eastwood isn’t any stranger to directing biographical motion pictures, having beforehand delivered Invictus, J. Edgar, American Sniper and Sully, to call a number of. However his subsequent biopic differs from the remaining, as it should star the lads who had been really the heroes of the the true life occasion. The 15:17 to Paris will inform the story of how Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos helped thwart the Thalys practice assault in 2015, and you may get your first style of how these three males fare at taking part in themselves within the film’s first trailer beneath.
For these of you unfamiliar with this event, Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos, who on the time had been members of the U.S. Armed Forces, had been on board a practice heading from Amsterdam to Paris, France on August 21, 2015 when an assailant named Ayoub El Khazzani got here into the practice automobile and began firing bullets on the passengers. When Khazzani’s assault rifle jammed, Stone, Sadler and Skarlatos used that chance to cost and subdue him. Three folks had been injured throughout this assault, however there have been no fatalities, and the three American males had been later awarded for his or her bravery. The film that can shed a cinematic gentle on their heroism relies off the guide The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Practice, and Three American Heroes, which they co-wrote with Jeffrey E. Stern. Initially The 15:17 to Paris was going to go the traditional route and have skilled actors painting Stone, Sadler and Skarlatos, however on the “eleventh hour,” it was determined that the lads could be introduced in to reenact what they went by way of.
As you’ll be able to see from the primary trailer for The 15:17 to Paris, the film will chronicle not simply the practice assault, however Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos’ lives main as much as the occasion, from how the trio grew to become pals as kids to their time within the army to their travels straight earlier than the occasion. You will additionally discover acquainted faces like Jenna Fischer and Judy Greer will likely be lending their skills to Clint Eastwood’s newest directorial enterprise, and different notable actors showing embrace Tony Hale and Thomas Lennon. As a result of the film’s timeframe stretches throughout a number of a long time, then little question the second when Stone, Sadler and Skarlatos cease the terrorist will likely be saved for the final third of the film, although I think that The 15:17 to Paris would possibly open with them on the practice within the “current” earlier than flashing again to the previous.
The 15:17 to Paris opens in theaters on February 9, 2018. You may as well seek the advice of our 2018 premiere guide to see what else will likely be launched over the subsequent yr.