'Chasing Mavericks' Trailer: Gerard Butler Hangs Ten

"Chasing Mavericks" tells the real life story of a young boy who sets his sights on surfing a mythic wave. The story, which is based on the life of Jay Moriarity, has now been made into a feature film starring Gerard Butler and Jonny Weston.

MTV News debuted the trailer exclusively, so you can check it out below!

In the film, Weston plays Jay, a wannabe surfer, who spies on Frosty Hesson (Butler). Hesson and his crew surf Mavericks, a spot two miles off the coast of Northern California.

"Chasing Mavericks" opens in theaters on October 26.

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