Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten to Star in Action Thriller 'Category 5'
Maggie Grace and Ryan Kwanten will star in Category 5, Foresight Unlimited’s action movie being directed by Rob Cohen.
Ralph Ineson (The Huntsman: Winter's War), Randy Couture (The Expendables), Melissa Bolona (Dog Eat Dog) and Jamie Andrew Cutler (Kick-Ass 2) also have joined the roll call, which already includes Toby Kebbell (who stars in the upcoming Ben-Hur).
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According to Foresight, Category 5 "follows a team of tech hackers embarking on a $600 million robbery from a coastal U.S. Mint facility the same time a disastrous Category 5 storm is set to strike.
“The remaining people left in the deserted beach town are a meteorologist (Kebbel), a treasury agent (Grace) and the meteorologist’s ex-Marine brother (Kwanten). Together they must not only survive the storm, but also stop the mastermind thieves, headed by Ineson, from accomplishing the heist of the century.”
Cohen, Scott Windhauser, Jeff Dixon, Anthony Fingleton and Carlos Davis wrote the script.
Damiano Tucci, Danny Roth, Karen Baldwin, Howard Baldwin, Michael Tadross Jr. and Cohen are producing.
Grace is best known for playing Liam Neeson’s daughter in the Taken movies. She is repped by UTA and Zero Gravity Management.
Kwanten was one of the stars of HBO’s True Blood. He is repped by CAA, LINK Entertainment, The Artists Partnership and RGM Artists.
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