Skip Nav
British Celebrities
11 Reasons You'll Be Obsessed With New Spider-Man Tom Holland
Movie Casting
Beauty and the Beast: Here's the Complete Cast
Celebrity Snapchat
72 Celebrities You Should Be Following on Snapchat
The Late Late Show with James Corden
James Corden Harshly Disses Ross Geller During His Rap Battle With David Schwimmer

Chasing Mavericks Movie Trailer

Chasing Mavericks Trailer: Gerard Butler Is the Mr. Miyagi of Surfing

Jay Moriarty was a famous surfer who was sadly killed in an accident when he was just 22 years old. You'd never get wind of that tragedy in the trailer for Chasing Mavericks, which is based on his life as a teenager and his rise to surfing stardom. Determined to ride a gargantuan wave at Mavericks (off the coast of Northern California), Jay (Jonny Weston) is taken under the tutelage of veteran surfer Frosty Hesson (Gerard Butler). Though Frosty is initially reluctant to take a kid under his wing, he's soon got Jay practicing holding his breath and diving into treacherous waters.

Gerard Butler doesn't typically take on softer films, and I was pleasantly surprised to watch his onscreen relationship with Weston evolve into a father/son bond. Seeing Jay train to overcome bullies, sharks, and the like all feels a bit familiar, but aren't we all suckers for inspirational sports movies? The movie hits theaters on Oct. 26, and you can watch the trailer after the jump.

Photo courtesy of Fox 2000 Pictures

Chasing Mavericks Trailer: Gerard Butler Is the Mr. Miyagi of Surfing  originally posted on POPSUGAR Entertainment News
Around The Web
Watch Gerard Butler in the Explosive Teaser For London Has Fallen
Great Scot! Our Favourite Famous Scottish People
Emile Hirsch Will Play John Belushi
Global Citizen Festival 2013 | Pictures
Celebrities at Vanity Fair Oscars Party 2013 | Pictures
Sarah Jessica Parker at Nobel Peace Prize Concert | Pictures
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel at Playing For Keeps
Movie 43 Trailer
IWC and Finch Cannes Film Festival Party Pictures
Michelle Williams Weinstein Co Globes Afterparty Pictures

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Celebrity
X