Thursday, February 4, 2010

SOUL SURFER takes on the big wave


"Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, AnnaSophia Robb and Carrie Underwood, in her big screen debut, will star in the independent drama Soul Surfer, about teen surfing champ and shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton. Being directed by Sean McNamara, the project marks country music star Underwood's big screen debut.

The biopic, which started this week in Hawaii, centers on the surf icon (Robb) who defied all odds to compete and win professional championships after losing her arm in a shark attack at age 13. Quaid and Hunt play Hamilton's parents, and Underwood has taken on the role of a church youth leader.

McNamara, Deborah Schwartz, Douglas Schwartz and Michael Berk wrote the screenplay. Lorraine Nicholson and Kevin Sorbo round out the cast."

Wow, this sounds like a good movie! Right cast, right true story, right elements of spirituality (ESPECIALLY YOU, MR. DENNIS QUAID, AFTER SAYING YOU DON'T BELIEVE IN GOD DURING Legion!).

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