Filmmaker Curtis Hanson, know for The River Wild and Chasing Mavericks died from an apparent heart attack.
Director Curtis Hanson had to leave the production due to complications from a recent heart surgery.
Curtis Hanson directs this true-life drama based on Santa Cruz surfer Jay Moriarty.
Jakob pretended to be a law officer and cleaned up a drug laden Missouri town.
Walden Media is the studio behind this project which centers on surfing legend Jay Moriarity.
Sean Penn in talks for the film about the young surfing legend.