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Can Jennifer Lawrence Turn Freediving Into a Blockbuster ?

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The Oscar-winning actress is reportedly set to star in The Dive, a film produced by James Cameron about a husband-and-wife team of free divers, their record-breaking dives, and the tragedy that ended it all. Lawrence, 24, will star as Audrey Mestre, a French marine biologist and scuba diving enthusiast who became interested in free diving in the mid-'90s. She trained under, and later married, the legendary free diver Francisco "Pipn" Ferreras. In November 2002, while attempting to break the world-record dive of 531 feet set earlier by her husband, Mestre encountered an issue with a lift balloon during her ascent off Bayahibe Beach in the Dominican Republic. Pulled from the water nine minutes later, efforts to resuscitate her were unsuccessful. She was 28....


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