Avatar 2 star Kate Winslet is the face of the most recent behind the scenes take a look at James Cameron’s Avatar sequel that showcases what it takes to movie underwater. Carrying weights round her waist, a nostril clip to assist maintain her breath, and big wings throughout the size of her arms, Winslet is seen strolling alongside the underside of a water tank that has been function constructed for Avatar 2 filming. In an interview, Winslet revealed that she skilled to carry her breath for over seven minutes to maximise the time she might spend underwater.
The official social media pages for the Avatar movie sequence launched the brand new Avatar 2 set picture that includes Winslet — she’s enjoying a “water individual” referred to as Ronal — on Monday. The caption, which borrows from Winslet’s interview with The Hollywood Reporter in August, talks about her preparation for the Avatar 2 position: “I needed to learn to free-dive to play that position in Avatar, and that was simply unbelievable. My longest breath maintain was seven minutes and 14 seconds, like loopy, loopy stuff.”
From Kate Winslet’s latest interview in @THR: “I needed to learn to free-dive to play that position in Avatar, and that was simply unbelievable. My longest breath maintain was seven minutes and 14 seconds, like loopy, loopy stuff.” pic.twitter.com/ZYAmZdNgHS
— Avatar (@officialavatar) October 26, 2020
Winslet is not the primary Avatar 2 solid member to debate underwater filming prep. Returning star Sigourney Weaver, who’s enjoying a brand new character on Avatar 2, informed The New York Occasions earlier in October that she skilled with “an knowledgeable who had coached elite navy divers in order that she might maintain her breath, after a giant gulp of supplemental oxygen, for greater than six minutes.”
Weaver added: “I had some considerations. However that is what the coaching was for. And I actually needed to do it. I did not need anybody to suppose, ‘Oh, she’s outdated, she will’t do that.’” Weaver’s scenes concerned dives on location within the US states of Florida and Hawaii, the place she “reclined on the ocean ground whereas manta rays glided over her.”
Along with Winslet and Weaver, Avatar 2 stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, CCH Pounder, Cliff Curtis, Jamie Flatters, Britain Dalton, Trinity Bliss, Bailey Bass, Filip Geljo, Duane Evans Jr., Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, Dileep Rao, Matt Gerald, Jack Champion, Edie Falco, Brendan Cowell, Michelle Yeoh, Jemaine Clement, Stephen Lang, Oona Chaplin, CJ Jones, and Vin Diesel.
Avatar 2 is slated to launch December 16, 2022 in cinemas worldwide.