How Paul Rudd Walked on Water for His Men’s Journal Cover Shoot

If you’ve followed Paul Rudd’s career for long enough, at one point or another you might have asked yourself, “Is there anything this man can’t do?” And to illustrate Rudd’s myriad talents for the July 2018 issue of Men’s Journal, photographer Simon Emmett photographed the actor walking on water.

Well, not actually walking on water, but appearing to. For the shoot, Emmett and the Men’s Journal crew rented a house in Beverly Hills, complete with a pool, and placed a transparent platform just beneath the surface.

“I gotta stand on that—I didn’t even know I was doing that,” Rudd said just before he stepped into the water. But, true to form, he made it look like the most natural thing in the world.

You can read our full profile of Ant-Man 2 star in the July 2018 issue of Men’s Journal, on newsstands nationwide now.