Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor movie tsunami scenes in Alicante
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 st
AUSTRALIAN actress Naomi Watts is due to movie a movie in the region the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami.
It will be shot mostly in Alicante's Ciudad de la Luz (City of Light) studio, with the scenes where the tidal wave hits the shores being filmed in a huge water tank, where Naomi became drenched.
Although Watts has a stunt-double for some scenes, she admitted she was inside the tank for some seven or eight hours.
Around 100 people, including a number of divers, form the cast of the hard-hitting movie, titled The Impossible.
The second part of the movie will be shot in Thailand, after filming finishes in Alicante in October.
Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, the film's star-studded cast includes Ewan McGregor, Marta Etura, and Tom Holland, who started his career as the young ballerina Billy Elliot.
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