Ryan Kwanten, Maggie Grace join 'Fast and the Furious' director's new thriller
The two star alongside Toby Kebbell in Rob Cohen's 'Category 5'
Ryan Kwanten and Maggie Grace hope to blow audiences away with their next movie.
EW has learned the two will star in The Fast and the Furious director Rob Cohen’s Category 5.
Grace is best known for her work with Liam Neeson in the Taken trilogy, while Kwanten lived in the vampire world on HBO’s True Blood. They join Toby Kebbell, who stars in next summer’s Ben-Hur remake and was most recently was in Fantastic Four and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, whose casting was announced last month.
The action-thriller follows a team of hackers embarking on a high stakes robbery from a coastal U.S. mint facility, hoping to make off with $600 million. The action comes in full when a Category 5 hurricane hits the coastal town and forces the inhabitants to flee or seek shelter. In the midst of the natural disaster a meteorologist (Kebbell), his ex-marine brother (Kwanten), and a treasury agent (Grace) must team up to stop the heist from becoming a reality.
Category 5 is written by Rob Cohen, Scott Windhauser, Jeff Dixon, Anthony Fingleton, and Carlos Davis, and principal photography is set to begin August 1.