Fans of Melissa Bolona might remember her from her role in The Year of Spectacular Men. According to the Melissa Bolona IMDb page, that movie is a romantic comedy about a young woman’s relationships with her family, friends, and romantic prospects. Her newest movie, The Hurricane Heist, has a completely different tone. It is a thriller set in an evacuated coastal town during a category 5 hurricane.
The Hurricane Heist will debut in U.S. theaters in February 2018. Perhaps the biggest name associated with the movie is Rob Cohen, its director. Cohen is famous for his role in creating the Fast and the Furious franchise of movies. Clearly, he has a mind for fast-paced, thrilling action movies. He has worked on dozens of films, whether as a director or a producer.
As the title suggests, the plot of The Hurricane Heist centers around a bank heist. After a hurricane necessitates the evacuation of a beach town, its U.S. mint facility is left vulnerable to intruders. A group of robbers attempt to steal millions of dollars from the facility, while the few emergency personnel remaining in town try to stop them.
The Cast of The Hurricane Heist
One of the lead actresses in The Hurricane Heist is Maggie Grace, who had a role on Lost for several seasons. She also appeared in the Taken series. Another lead actor in the movie is Toby Kebell. His film credits include Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Kong: Skull Island. Melissa Bolona has a supporting role in The Hurricane Heist. Promotional materials for the film do not specify whether her character is perpetrating the heist or trying to stop it.The Hurricane Heist could be Melissa Bolona’s most thrilling movie yet.