Wait, Why Did Kate Winslet and Sigourney Weaver Need to Hold Their Breath for Avatar: The Way of Water?
The whole movie is CGI, right? Did they even need to go in the water?
The film’s cinematographer, Peter Zuccarini, says yes — the actors needed to appear underwater in order to make their CGI images look good, but air bubbles from scuba gear got in the way of the small markers on the actors’ faces and bodies that allow James Cameron to add CGI later in post-production.
Okay, back to No. 10 on our list…