Carrie Underwood Ready for Film Debut

Carrie Underwood ready for film debut

She's gone from "American Idol" to the top of the music charts -- now Carrie Underwood is taking a shot at the box office!

Carrie is set to film in Oahu, Hawaii this weekend on the flick "Soul Surfer, based of the real-life story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her left arm to a shark in October 2003.

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Underwood will play the role of Sarah Hill, a youth counselor at Hamilton's church. The film also stars Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Kevin Sorbo, Lorraine Nicholson (Jack's daughter), and newcomer AnnaSophia Robb as Hamilton.

The country starlet will also sing the National Anthem this weekend at the Super Bowl in Miami, and her tour kicks off next month. "Soul Surfer" is expected to be released sometime this summer.