Aussie boy Simon Baker has acquired the film rights to the Tim Winton novel Breath. The book was published in 2008 and is set in a small town in Western Australia. Two reckless 16-year-old boys decide to take up surfing and are mentored by a surf guru named Sando (Baker) and his mysterious American wife. Simon was born in Tasmania and has been surfing since he was a child. No other actors have been cast yet, but Simon Baker with his shirt off is enough get us interested.