Currently enjoying new popularity as a 3D conversion, JAMES CAMERON’S historical epic TITANIC is thrilling audiences 15 years after its original theatrical release. Directed with slavish attention to detail by CAMERON, the film shined a worldwide spotlight on stars LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and KATE WINSLET as doomed star-crossed lovers.
Already the recipient of his first Oscar nomination, DiCAPRIO had consciously eschewed epic blockbusters so it came as a surprise when he signed on to CAMERON’S massive retelling of the world’s most famous shipwreck.
We spoke with DiCAPRIO for the film’s original 1997 release and he talked about his decision to get on board. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
TITANIC 3D is in theaters now
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