Chris Hemsworth

Eastwood makes real heroes the stars in 'The 15:17 to Paris'

Not too long ago, childhood friends Anthony Sadler, former U.S Air Force Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone and former Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos were flying to Los Angeles to meet with Clint Eastwood about the movie he was making about their lives.

In August of 2015 they famously thwarted a terror attack on a Paris-bound train from Amsterdam by tackling Ayoub El-Khazzani, a man who authorities said has ties to radical Islam, who had boarded the train with a Kalashnikov rifle, pistol and box cutter — a story tailor-made for Eastwood's fascination with real-life modern heroes.

The guys thought maybe he was going to introduce him to the actors he'd chosen to play...

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