The Fall Guy's Emily Blunt shares her "most stressful" stunt

Emily Blunt has opened up about the most "stressful" stunt she’s had to pull off and, surprisingly, it wasn’t for her new action movie The Fall Guy.

Despite The Fall Guy’s premise (Ryan Gosling plays an actual stuntman) and the "dangerous" wire work she did for her 2014 sci-fi thriller Edge of Tomorrow, Blunt has revealed that her most fear-inducing stunt was actually in 2018’s Mary Poppins Returns.

"That entrance was very stressful for me," the actor shared during a new interview with People.

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Blunt went on to explain how her titular character’s entrance "had to start in the clouds and come all the way down toward the ground while holding an umbrella aloft. And I'm supposed to walk effortlessly into my close-up as if it's nothing."

"I did three takes — and then I felt my tolerance go, ‘Pfft!’ And that was it. I was done," the Oppenheimer star added

Although director Rob Marshall wanted to shoot a fourth take, Blunt said she immediately shut him down.

"I did three takes and I could see Rob gearing up to do another one," she recalled. "I was like, ‘Nope, no, no, no, I’m done.’ It was over."

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In The Fall Guy, Gosling plays retired stuntman Colt Seavers, who returns to work following a serious injury so he can reconnect with his filmmaker ex-girlfriend Jody (Blunt) on the set of her new movie.

Praising Blunt's role in the film and her ability to stay calm despite all the craziness on set, Gosling told Digital Spy: "I think she plays such a great director in this movie, because she leads… She’s grace under pressure in this film.

"Everything is exploding around, and it’s all super-crazy, and yet she’s like the calm of the storm. That’s kind of what she’s like in general."

The Fall Guy is out now cinemas.

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