‘Titanic’: Which of Your Favorite Celebrities Were Almost Cast as Rose?

It’s hard to imagine anyone but Kate Winslet for the part of Rose Dewitt Bukater Titanic. But as it turned out, many other celebrities on the A-list had been involved. Who were these actors? Keep reading to find out.

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Kate Winslet in ‘Titanic’ | CBS through Getty Images

Kate Winslet was practically begging James Cameron to put her in a ‘Titanic’

At just nineteen, Winslet was convinced that he could get the leader James Cameron to take over. While Winslet was an unknown actress at the time and was up against some of the most famous women in the industry, the odds were piled up completely against her.

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But Winslet fought tooth and nails to get the part, begging James Cameron after he read the screenshot. “I closed the script, crying tears, and said, ‘OK, I have to be a part of this. That’s two ways about it, ”she said Rolling Stone.

Then, quite determined to win the job, she attacked Cameron with numerous offers and gifts. She even brought a bouquet of roses, according to Cosmopolitan. “Rose from your Rose,” said the attached note.

Winslet then obtained Cameron’s number from her agent and then called his car phone. “[James] he was on the highway, and he said, ‘I’m going somewhere. ‘And I think he pulled over, and I said,’ I have to do this, and you’re really mad if you don’t throw me. ‘”

Who are the celebrities who could have played Rose in ‘Titanic’?

Believe it or not, DiCaprio almost played Jack Dawson. It could be said that this was the place that depended on his strength, the actor was initially skeptical about taking part.

Considering it just appeared in Baz Luhrmann’s shop Romeo + Juliet, his doubts were about taking the post. This is because DiCaprio did not want to be cast as a romantic “heartbeat” for the rest of his life.

But Winslet, as the convincing person she is, refused not to respond.

According to Rolling Stone,

“Winslet found out where DiCaprio lived, and collected him in his hotel room. ‘I thought,‘ I’m going to persuade him to do this because I don’t do it without him, and that’s all there is to it, ’she says. ‘I’ll have it.’ Because ef * cking is great. ‘It’s really good, and that was the reason. ‘”

And so, DiCaprio and Winslet will forever go down in history as the lover Jack and Rose.

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