Chasing Mavericks

20th Century Fox Pictures' 2012 coming of age biopic of Santa Cruz’ fallen big-wave surfer Jay Moriarity, starring Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, and Elisabeth Shue. Michael Apted (The World is Not Enough; the Up seriesdirected during the last 15 days of principal shooting, while original director Curt Hansen (LA Confidential, 8 Mile) recovered from heart surgery. Bill Pope (The Matrix, Spider-Man) was Director of Photography. The film received a lukewarm reception from mainstream and surf me...