By Drew Hinshaw and Natalia Ojewska

WLEŃ, Poland–The mission seemed improbable, if not impossible: Convince the residents of a Polish town to let Tom Cruise blow up their bridge.

It was January, and a Hollywood location scout had slipped into the town of Wleń (population: 1,759) on an assignment to secure Mr. Cruise an explodable structure for his next and seventh “Mission: Impossible.” The scene would involve tossing a train going 60 miles an hour into a lake.

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