Into the Storm is an upcoming 2014 American disaster film directed by Steven Quale, written by John Swetnam, and starring Richard Armitage. The film is set for an August 8, 2014 release date.”In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, testing how far a storm chaser will go for that once-in-a-lifetime shot.
Told through the eyes and lenses of professional storm chasers, thrill-seeking amateurs, and courageous townspeople, “Into the Storm” throws you directly into the eye of the storm to experience Mother Nature at her most extreme”.An open casting call was held on May 19, 2012 in Pontiac, Michigan.On May 24, Alycia Debnam-Carey signed up for the untitled Steve Quale tornado thriller to play the female lead. On June 1, New Line added Arlen Escarpeta to the tornado film project. On June 22 Sarah Wayne Callies signed up to play Allison Stone. On July 2, New Line casted Nathan Kress who will portray a role of a brother to find his siblings.10 On July 11, 2012, Richard Armitage signed up to portray Gary Morris, a widowed father who tries to rescue his son from the tornadoes. Shooting was set to begin on July 23 in Detroit.4 On July 13, Max Deacon joined the film’s cast to play Donnie, an introverted teen with a crush on his high school’s prettiest girl.9 Comedian Matt Walsh joined the cast of the untitled film on August 1, 2012 to play character of Pete.