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Leonardo DiCaprio almost lost ‘Titanic’ role

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James Cameron almost didn’t cast Leonardo DiCaprio to play Jack Dawson in “Titanic,” claiming the actor showed up to auditions with a diva-like attitude.

The film’s director recalled meeting DiCaprio before his record-breaking 1997 film. GQ interview Published on Tuesday.

“So Leo came in — it fascinated everyone, including me, of course,” Cameron, 68, explained. rice field.”

DiCaprio, who was 22 when the film hit theaters, thought it meant “another meeting to see Kate,” according to the filmmaker. But in reality, Cameron called him up and recorded two lines together.

Cameron claimed the actor appeared with a diva-like attitude and refused to read lines with co-star Kate Winslet.

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Cameron claimed the actor appeared with a diva-like attitude and refused to read lines with co-star Kate Winslet.

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“And he said, ‘You mean I’m reading?’ And I said, ‘Yeah.’ He said, ‘Oh, I didn’t read it,'” Cameron claimed, adding that his response was to shake the now 41-year-old actor’s hand and thank him for “come over.” rice field.

“He said, ‘Wait, wait, wait.’ You don’t know if you don’t read it? Like that?”

“And I said, ‘Oh yeah. Come on. This is like a huge movie that takes two years of my life… so I made the wrong decision in casting and screwed it up.’ So you’re going to read, or you’re not going to get the part.

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“Every ounce of his whole being [was] It was very negative,” recalls Cameron.

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“Every ounce of his whole being [was] It was very negative,” recalls Cameron.

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According to Cameron, DiCaprio huffed and puffed, but reluctantly agreed to read with Winslet.

“Every ounce of his whole being [was] The filmmaker recalled, “Until I said ‘Action!

Cameron said DiCaprio immediately “became Jack.”

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“Titanic” won 11 of 14 Academy Award nominations.
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“Kate just lit up and they were in on all this and he acted out the scene,” he explained. , like, “Okay, he’s a man.” “

‘Titanic’ won 11 out of 14 Academy Award nominations, securing DiCaprio’s place as one of the most influential actors of the century.

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