Costa Mesa, CA (Aug. 2, 2011) – Soul Surfer, based on the remarkable true story of pro surfer and Rip Curl team rider Bethany Hamilton's journey from tragedy to triumph, debuts on Blu-ray ™/DVD Combo Pack and DVD August 2nd from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. This inspiring story of a Bethany's courageous comeback after a shark attack stars Anna Sophia Robb, Academy Award® winner Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, Grammy Award® winner Carrie Underwood, Kevin Sorbo and Lorraine Nicholson. Bonus features include deleted scenes, the documentary "Heart of a Soul Surfer" and three behind-the-scenes featurettes: "The Making of Soul Surfer," which explores the making of the film from the filmmaker's perspective; "Becoming Bethany," which shows how Anna Sophia Robb brought her character to life with the help of Bethany Hamilton; and "Surfing for the Screen: Inside the Action." Soul Surfer will be available in the Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack for $38.99 SRP and on DVD for $30.99 SRP.
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