Kate Winslet’s amazing underwater feat

Kate Winslet’s amazing underwater feat

Kate Winslet held her breath underwater for eight minutes at a time on the set of 'Avatar'. The 43-year-old actress plays Ronal, a free-diver of the Metkayina clan, in the hotly-anticipated sequels to the fantasy movies and producer Jon Landau was impressed with how quick she picked up the new skill. Speaking at the IMAX Q&A for 'Alita: Battle Angel, he said: ''We built a water tank that was 500,000 gallons of water, and we are doing performance-capture under the water, on the surface of the water, and above the water. We trained our cast to free-breath-hold, because in the sequences they have to just be swimming, they can't be on scuba, and they have to be able to do long takes. ''So we had a gentleman named Kirk Krack come in and train everybody that needed to be underwater how to go underwater and how to hold their breath. Kate Winslet had to train in this and she got up to a static breath hold of...
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