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HOLLYWOOD After Sept. 11, the Bush administration asked Hollywood to come up with projects that are patriotic, inspiring and educational. And how have the studios responded? There are now a flood of competing film projects about surfer girls.
While the projects have been percolating for years, they now have a new head of steam thanks in part to the recent success of fun female empowerment pics like "Legally Blonde."
Universal and Imagine Entertainment's "Surf Girls of Maul," from writer-director John Stockwell, is paddling out first with a Dec. 13 start date in Hawaii.
The $30 million Universal/ Imagine …