Veteran storm chaser, Pete Moore (Matt Walsh), will do whatever it takes to capture the ultimate tornado on film in the action-packed thriller, Into the Storm, and he’s created the ultimate vehicle for the task. Jacob (Jeremy Sumpter), the newest member of his team, is determined to help Pete capture the once-in-a-lifetime shot, but he gets more than he bargained for when he comes on board. With the film opening in theaters this Friday, August 8th, I recently sat down with Walsh and Sumpter for a roundtable interview to discuss their exciting new film.
The actors talked about what appealed to them about their characters and the separate storylines, their real life experience with tornados, what it was like driving a kick-ass storm-chasing vehicle, how they filmed the scenes where their characters go into the tornado, what it felt like going through a fire tornado, the found footage they shot, why they’re hoping for a sequel like Into the Storm Takes on Sharknado 3, and some of their cool upcoming projects including Walsh’s season four of Veep and a small comedy he directed called A Better You, and Sumpter’s The Squeeze, Take Down and The UnBroken. Hit the jump to read the interview and please be aware that it does contain spoilers for the film.