Titanic Poster #11 Kate Winslet Leonardo DiCaprio I’m Flying Jack! MOVIE


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Rose soon realizes that she prefers Jack to Cal, and goes to meet him during what turns out to be the Titanic’s last moments of daylight ever. Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson: James Cameron said he needed the cast to feel as though they were really on the Titanic, relive its liveliness, and “to take that energy and give it to Jack, … an artist who is able to have his heart soar”. Jack is portrayed as a homeless, poor man from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin who has toured numerous places in the world, primarily Paris. He wins two tickets onto the RMS Titanic in a poker game and travels as a third-class passenger with his friend Fabrizio. He is attracted to Rose at first sight and meets her when she attempts to throw herself off the stern of the ship. This enables him to mix with the first-class passengers for a night. When casting the role, various established actors, including Matthew McConaughey, Chris O’Donnell, Billy Crudup and Stephen Dorff, were considered, but Cameron felt that a few of the actors were too old for the part of a 20-year-old. “Tom Cruise expressed an interest in portraying the character, though his superstar asking price was never taken seriously.” Cameron considered Jared Leto for the role but he refused to audition. DiCaprio, 22 years old at the time, was brought to Cameron’s attention by casting director Mali Finn. Initially, he did not want to portray the character, and refused to read his first romantic scene on the set. Cameron said, “He read it once, then started goofing around, and I could never get him to focus on it again. But for one split second, a shaft of light came down from the heavens and lit up the forest.” Cameron strongly believed in DiCaprio’s acting ability, and told him, “Look, I’m not going to make this guy brooding and neurotic. I’m not going to give him a tic and a limp and all the things you want.” Cameron rather envisioned the character as a James Stewart type.

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