Foresight Unlimited has announced that Toby Kebbell (“Ben-Hur”) will star in Rob Cohen’s (“The Fast and the Furious”) upcoming action thriller “Category 5”, which is based on a script by Scott Windhauser and Rob Cohen. Howard Baldwin, Karen Baldwin,Michael Tadross Jr., Danny Roth, and Rob Cohen will produce.
Additional casting is currently underway, with production slated to begin in August 2016. Category 5” follows a team of tech hackers who infiltrate a U.S. Mint facility on a small coastal town in a $200M heist, just as a disastrous Category 5, the storm of the century, is about to strike and level it to the ground. The only other two people left in the town, a meteorologist, a hurricane chaser, and a woman treasury agent must survive the horrific storm while stopping the thieves from getting away with the heist of the century.
Foresight’s Mark Damon said: “Toby is a fresh talent and rising star. This is the perfect time for him to be taking the lead in such an adrenaline-pumped action film, having just wrapped big budget studio pics. We look forward to watching him continue to gain momentum with “Category 5”.”