Helen Hunt is set to direct and star in the movie which she wrote and will also produce, a film titled 'Ride.' Helen Hunt will star as a magazine editor and mother who sets out to find her son when he drops out of college.
Hunt will play a magazine editor and mother who finds out her son (Brenton Thwaites of “The Giver”) has left college to pursue surfing and follows him to California, where she meets a surf instructor (Luke Wilson).
Actors Mike White (“Enlightened”) and David Zayas (“Dexter”) will also reportedly star in the film.
“Ride,” which Hunt will also produce and for which she wrote the script, is set to begin production early next week in Los Angeles.