Tia Carrere is set to star in the biographical drama «Wave Dancer», the formulation of which will undertake Marth Coolidge ( “The Prince and I”). The film will tell the life story of Rell Sunn as “Queen Makaha” – the first American woman in the late 60′s, which managed to become the champion of surfing. Sunn, moreover, was an experienced diver, and also worked as a lifeguard, had a black belt in karate, has organized a children’s surfing championship in the fight against juvenile crime. Rell 15 years struggled with breast cancer and died in 1998. Carrere also wrote the script for the film (co-authored with Simon Wakelin) and and the producers will be also Wakelin and J. Todd Harris. Shooting will start at the begining of the next year.