Newswire: Comedy stars Tom Lennon, Tony Hale join latest film from noted funnyman Clint Eastwood

There’s some odd stuff going on with the casting for Clint Eastwood’s The 15:17 To Paris, the director’s latest tale of stalwart, good-hearted American heroes doing right. Eastwood already made headlines earlier this week, when he announced that the story’s central figures—Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone, who helped stop a 2015 attack on a French train—would be appearing as themselves in the upcoming film. Now, for whatever reason, he’s surrounding the trio with a bunch of very talented sitcom stars.

Variety reports that Tony Hale, of Veep and Arrested Development fame, and Reno 911! and The Odd Couples Thomas Lennon have both signed on for the film, playing the gym teacher and principal at the school where Sadler, Skarlatos, and Stone grew up. The two funnymen join a cast that already includes The Offices Jenna Fischer and Hale …

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