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Carrie Underwood Makes Big Screen Debut With 'Soul Surfer'

February 5, 2010 (4:56 am) GMT
Starring opposite Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood has reportedly landed a role in upcoming movie 'Soul Surfer' and will start shooting in Hawaii this week.
Carrie Underwood

Country star is to put her acting skills to the test on the big screen - she's landed her big break in new movie "". The singer will head to Hawaii to star opposite and in the biopic of teen wave-riding sensation Bethany Hamilton, who was back in the water just three weeks after a Great White shark bit off her arm.

Quaid and Hunt play Hamilton's parents, and Underwood has taken on the role of a church youth leader, according to Variety.com. The film is based on Hamilton's autobiography and also stars 's teenage daughter Lorraine Nicholson and 's son Sean Brosnan.

The movie is scheduled to begin filming in Hawaii this week. Underwood will make her TV acting debut next month in March appearing in an episode of U.S. sitcom "".

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