From Clint Eastwood comes The 15:17 to Paris – in theaters February 9.
From Clint Eastwood comes “The 15:17 to Paris,” which tells the actual-life story of 3 guys whose brave act turned them into heroes throughout a highspeed railway ride.
In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the planet watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris—an try prevented by 3 courageous young Americans traveling by way of Europe. The film follows the course of the friends’ lives, from the struggles of childhood by way of obtaining their footing in life, to the series of unlikely events major up to the attack. All through the harrowing ordeal, their friendship never ever wavers, creating it their greatest weapon and permitting them to save the lives of the far more than 500 passengers on board.
The heroic trio is comprised of Anthony Sadler, Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, and U.S. Air Force Airman Initial Class Spencer Stone, who play themselves in the film. Starring alongside them are Jenna Fischer (“Hall Pass,” TV’s “The Office”) Judy Greer (“War for the Planet of the Apes”) Ray Corasani (TV’s upcoming “The Extended Road Home”) PJ Byrne (“The Wolf of Wall Street”) Tony Hale (TV’s “Veep”) and Thomas Lennon (“Transformers: Age of Extinction”). Paul-Mikél Williams plays the younger Anthony, Bryce Gheisar plays the younger Alek, and William Jennings plays the younger Spencer.
Eastwood (“Sully,” “American Sniper”) directs from a screenplay by Dorothy Blyskal, primarily based on the book by Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone and Jeffrey E. Stern. Eastwood also produces the film, along with Tim Moore, Kristina Rivera and Jessica Meier. The film’s executive producer is Bruce Berman.
Behind the scenes, the inventive group involves frequent collaborators Tom Stern, who served as cinematographer on 13 of Eastwood’s preceding films, and Deborah Hopper, who has served as Eastwood’s costume designer on 17 prior films editor Blu Murray, who most lately reduce “Sully,” and that film’s composer, Christian Jacob. Veteran art director Kevin Ishioka, whose operate can be observed in “Sully” and in “Dunkirk,” serves as production designer.
Warner Bros. Photos presents, in association with Village Roadshow Photos, a Malpaso production, “The 15:17 to Paris.” The film will be released in theaters on February 9, 2018. It will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Photos, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Firm, and in choose territories by Village Roadshow Photos.