The heroes were in the beginning quite impressed by the fact that they could work with the filmlegende.
Clint Eastwood has revealed that the filmbazen initially not ‘overly enthusiastic’ about his plans for the real heroes to acting in his new film ‘The 15:17 to Paris’.
The film is about the childhood friends Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, who in August 2015, a terrorist attack on the train between Amsterdam and Paris dwarsboomden. They had a book written about this episode, and Eastwood was in the film rights about the obtained.
The actor/director met the threesome at Spike TV’s 2016 Guys Choice Awards. He she was there a prize for their courage in hand. There, he began also to wonder if the three friends do not even the stars could play in their own story. “They knew the story, she knew the dialogues told Eastwood on the television show Today. ‘While I have to be very good actors to the interview was, I continued to keep thinking: what if…’
He proposed the idea to the productiebazen of Warner Bros. He had a bit convincing to gain their support, given Stone, Skarlatos and Sadler no actingskills.
‘They were not at first overly enthusiastic, but they changed quickly of opinion.”
But the three friends had the idea to get used to. “When he got the idea to us presented, we understood the first time, not’, says Stone. ‘He asks us to ourselves to play? When we looked at each other and said, okay, let’s do it!’
Sadler admits that she was in the beginning best were intimidated to the famous actor as the boss. He refers to the famous look of Eastwoord in Dirty Harry. ‘That look, we wanted to not see, so we made sure each day we were well prepared! But he made everything very relaxed, so it was nice.’
Eastwood was pleased to see that his plans for the project succeeded. “It is a habit of everyone heroes, but these men are the real deal’ he praised his actors.