James Cameron is sharing some stunning particulars from the making of his blockbuster hit “Titanic,” which celebrates 25 years of being launched subsequent month.
In a brand new video interview with GQ, the long-lasting director revealed that he nearly didn’t find yourself casting Leonardo DiCaprio or Kate Winslet – his two romantic leads whose careers as main Hollywood film stars have been cemented by the landmark Oscar-winning movie.
While contemplating actors to play the roles of his star-crossed lovers on the doomed ocean liner, Cameron defined that he was initially pondering of somebody like Gwyneth Paltrow for Rose, and that whereas Winslet had been proposed as an possibility, he was afraid she was an excessive amount of of a typecast.
“I really didn’t see Kate at first,” he mentioned within the video. “She had finished a few different historic dramas as nicely, and he or she was getting a fame as ‘Corset Kate’ doing historic stuff.” (It is true that “The Reader” actress’s three credit previous to “Titanic” have been additionally interval costume dramas – “Sense and Sensibility” in 1995, adopted by “Jude” and “Hamlet” one yr later.)
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