4 teenagers’ dive takes a lethal flip after they discover themselves submerged with large sharks in “47 Meters Down: Uncaged.”
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Sistine Rose Stallone didn’t want inspiration to behave terrified of sharks in her film debut, “47 Meters Down: Uncaged.”

Her father, Sylvester Stallone, planted that concern when he actually pushed her into shark-filled waters throughout a ship tour off the island of Bora Bora.

The motion performed out as Sylvester was chumming the waters to draw the reef sharks in the course of the household journey 4 years in the past. He succeeded in attracting the sharks.

“So my dad thought it could be humorous to push me in. He totally pushed me in,” Sistine, now 21, tells USA TODAY. “I may see the sharks round me. I had a full-on panic assault.”

To be honest, swimming with the reasonably sized reef sharks is a standard exercise within the Polynesian paradise. However Sistine was prompted to fast motion as soon as she hit the water.

“I did not comprehend it was potential to leap 10 ft out of the water, however I managed to,” she says. “I’ve by no means moved so quick in my life.”

No arduous emotions. However as soon as again onboard the boat, Sistine took fast motion in opposition to her father.

“I pushed him proper in,” she says. “Are you kidding me? If I went in, he is getting in, too.”

The expertise has paid off now that Sistine is taking part in headstrong Nicole, one among 4 younger associates pursued by killer nice white sharks within the action-thriller opening Thursday.

Sylvester was available for the movie’s Los Angeles premiere Tuesday night time to see his daughter for the primary time onscreen. The motion star already takes some credit score her efficient shark-fearing efficiency.

“After I convey that story up right this moment, he says, ‘I used to be simply getting ready you.’ ” says Sistine. “He acts like he knew the day would come the place that will turn out to be useful.”

Sylvester had additional recommendation for his daughter, when he came upon that her character must – gasp – swim away from an approaching nice white.

“He recommended that I discuss to the director and rewrite the scene,” says Sistine. “As an alternative of swimming away from the shark, he thought I ought to confront and sucker punch the shark. I used to be like, ‘That’s ridiculous.’ However in fact he would say that.”


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After becoming a member of his household on the world premiere, Sylvester raved about “47 Meters Down: Uncaged” on Instagram Wednesday, calling the film “improbable” and “extremely thrilling” (even with out the shark sucker punch).

“Like her outdated man, she did her personal stunts as you may see!” he wrote about Sistine, together with a clip. “I’d wish to have all my followers please help this movie this weekend.”

“Love you,” Sistine commented.

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