An upcoming family film directed by Sean McNamara, which is based on a true story of surf icon Bethany Hamilton. It follows Hamilton (played by AnnaSophia Robb) who defies all odds to compete and win professional championships after losing her arm in a shark attack at age 13.
The biopic will also become a movie debut for country music singer Carrie Underwood. She takes the role of a church youth leader who is seen being supportive to Hamilton. Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt additionally join the cast as Hamilton’s parents.