We already know Kate Winslet is adept at surviving fiery situations, but can she outlast Mother Nature under the tutelage of Bear Grylls? We'll all find out come July when season 2 of NBC's surprisingly entertaining survival reality series "Running Wild" kicks off.
The show, which last summer featured stars like Zac Efron, Ben Stiller, Channing Tatum and Tom Arnold, will once feature Bear Grylls dragging some big name out to a remote part of the world to rough it for a few days. In addition to Academy Award-winner Winslet, we'll also get time with Ed Helms, James Marsden, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Hudson, Michelle Rodriguez, and New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees. Locations revealed so far include the jungles of Panama, the Italian Alps and the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
"Running Wild" is just one of many projects that Grylls has been working on. In addition to playing TV host and jaunting around the world, the 40-year-old father of three also runs a survival academy, a new physical fitness biz called BG Epic Training, is releasing the first in a new fiction series of adventure novels, and is working on a book dedicated to healthy nutrition.
Grylls added that the secret to getting more adventure out of life is taking the initiative to put yourself out there in the middle of it all.
"Just grab a tent, get a friend, tell someone where you’re going and go climb a mountain," he said. "We all want to climb mountains in life – but it’s a case of doing it and not just dreaming it."
Looks for Grylls and some celebs to climb their own mountains starting July 13 on NBC.
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