EXCLUSIVE: Looking for a second wind after last year’s Into The Storm, New Line has set Greg Russo to script Category 6, a natural-disaster pic about a massive coastal hurricane that Broken Road’s Todd Garner will oversee.

Russo’s scripting It Takes A Thief for Universal and producers John Davis and Joseph Singer, and has the hourlong drama pilot Chop Shop at FBC with Chris Morgan producing. He scripted Heatseekers for Michael Bay’s Platinum Dune at Paramount. New Line’s Walter Hamada and Dave Neustadter will oversee for New Line, along with Broken Road exec Jeremy Stein. The scribe is repped by ICM Partners, Madhouse Entertainment and attorney Larry Kopeikin.