Blake Lively’s upcoming shark action film The Shallows required the now-pregnant star to test her limits. But thanks to an adorable throwback photo, it’s clear that the actress has been prepping for this role for most of her life.
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“There’s only one thing more terrifying than this…” she captioned an Instagram photo of herself sitting on a rock in the movie.
She then posted a throwback pic of her younger self wearing a swimsuit and posing on a rock with Little Mermaid decals, writing, “…THIS.”
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Lively recently returned from a glamorous trip to the Cannes Film Festival where she dazzled in a series of stunning maternity looks. In addition to promoting her upcoming Woody Allen film, Café Society, Lively also promoted the action movie.
In the film she plays a surfer who is attacked by a shark and has to find her way to safety.
The Shallows hits theaters on June 29.