MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Entertainment Studios’ new film, The Hurricane Heist, will be the primary sponsor of Go Fas Racing’s No. 32 Ford Fusion and Matt DiBenedetto during the Daytona 500.
The Hurricane Heist is a film directed by Rob Cohen, the creator of the Fast and The Furious film franchise and the director of blockbusters such as The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor and xXx.
“It’s going to be really cool representing The Hurricane Heist for the biggest weekend of our season,” said DiBenedetto. “Not only is the movie a great ride with phenomenal special effects, but the car looks great and will stand out on the racetrack. Hopefully The Hurricane Heist will help us bring home the win and start the year off strong.”
“Our film, The Hurricane Heist is an excellent match with NASCAR powerhouse driver, Matt DiBenedetto,” said Entertainment Studios Founder, Chairman and CEO Byron Allen. “The partnership is the perfect fusion of an on-screen and off-screen thrill ride.”
Entertainment Studios’ The Hurricane Heist is an action thriller set to release on March 9 in theatres nationwide. Under the threat of a hurricane, opportunistic criminals infiltrate a US Mint facility to steal $600 million for the ultimate heist. When the hurricane blows up into a lethal category five storm and their well-made plans go awry, they find themselves needing a vault code known only by one Treasury Agent (Maggie Grace), a need that turns murderous. But the Treasury agent has picked up an unlikely ally, a meteorologist (Toby Kebbell) terrified of hurricanes but determined to save his estranged brother kidnapped by the thieves. He uses his knowledge of the storm as a weapon to win in this non-stop action thriller ride charged with adrenaline throughout.