James Cameron is a veteran of this Hollywood press cycle.he knows You want your film to break even by becoming one of the highest-grossing films of all time, I have to tell a funny, slightly humiliating story about a former colleague. Someone somewhere might be interested in working with Sam Worthington, but nothing compares to Leonardo DiCaprio circa 1996. Heck, this guy was running around with a team called “The Pussy Posse.”
Still, Leonardo DiCaprio was pretty famous back then titanic It was nominated for an Oscar for the first time in 1994. Eating Gilbert Grape For him, in a performance he never tries to reproduce. Of course, being a 20-year-old Oscar nominee has its perks, like being in Pussy Posse, but one of them isn’t defying James Cameron.
In a career retrospective interview with GQ [[[[via variety], way of water The director shared his first meeting with Leo. “I had an encounter with Leo, And then there was the screen test with Leo,” Cameron said. All the women are in the meeting.Everyone wanted to see Leo.It was hysterical.”
Cameron set up a screen test as he had just secured Kate Winslet for the part of Rose. “He came back in a few days, so I set up the camera to record a video,” Cameron said. I thought it was another meeting of .So I said. and i make a video of it. And he said, “I mean, am I reading?” I said, “Yeah.” He said, “Oh, I didn’t read.” I shook his hand and said, ‘Thank you for coming. “
“Wait wait wait wait. Doesn’t it make sense if you don’t read it? Just like that?”
Yes Yes. come. This is a huge movie that takes two years of his life in my life, and while I’m doing post-production, you’re doing five other things for him. So I’m not going to ruin it by making the wrong decision in casting. So you’re going to read, or you’re not going to get the part.
So he comes in and he seems like everything in his existence is so negative – until I say “action.” Then he turned into Jack. Kate lit up and they acted out the scene. I said, “It’s okay. He’s a man.
This wasn’t Cameron’s only argument titanic the star of GQYesterday’s profile with the director explained how to get Kate Winslet back after the ‘ordeal’ of filming titanic“I think she had something to prove herself,” Cameron said. There is no additional charge for treatment.”
winslet time titanic It wasn’t for the faint of heart. “I shaved a little bone in my elbow,” Winslet said. LA Times 1997“And at one point I got a deep bruise all over my arm.”
“[James Cameron is] Nice guy, but the problem was his vision for the movie was so clear,” she says. “Unbelievably temperamental…. As expected of the actors, they stepped down lightly.” i think i knew […] There was a time when I was really scared of him. “
But all’s well that ends well. Winslet said she learned to hold her breath for nearly 10 minutes, making her an “underwater queen.” as she reigns.