The actress explains why she still cringes over her Titanic nude scene and refuses to sign copies of that naked drawing. When Kate Winslet stripped down for that steamy portrait-drawing scene in Titanicshe never thought the pictures would still be following her around 17 years later. The year-old actress revealed to Yahoo!
Kate Winslet is an Oscar-winning actress with countless films under her belt, yet she can't seem to escape one particular scene. It's hard to forget how timeless the thenyear-old actress looked when she posed with the Heart of the Ocean necklace and nothing else in 's "Titanic. For Winslet, her fans won't let her forget it.
December 19 marks 20 years since the Titanic officially hit theaters. The epic romantic-disaster film, which is based on the real-life sinking of the RMS Titanic in Aprilwas directed by James Cameron and tells the fictional story of two members of different social classes who fall in love. The movie is three-hours too long, but that's OK because we're literally obsessed with it.
Robert De Niro was offered the role of Captain Smith, but turned it down due to illness. That's because there's a deleted scene where they're drunkenly singing it after they leave the 3rd class dance. Reason to love Kate Winslet: After she realised that she had to be naked in front of Leo, she decided to break the ice by flashing him when they met for the first time. That scene was the first they filmed together.
Titanic is still one of the biggest movies ever made. It was a huge hit at the box office for months, and it went on to win an insane number of Oscars. Titanic wasn't always a sure bet, though.
In post-production, Cameron, who is left-handed, mirror-imaged the sketching shots so the artist would be appear to be right-handed, like DiCaprio. At the end of the movie, when Rose meets Jack on the Grand Staircase, the time displayed on the clock is the same time the ship sank, at AM. After finding out that she had to be naked in front of Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet decided to break the ice, and when they first met, she flashed him.
The British actress turned up to celebrate the release of Titanic 3D at London's Royal Albert Hall, but admitted she wouldn't be staying to see the intimate scene between her and Leonardo DiCaprio's character. Asked how she would feel seeing herself nude on the big screen, she responded: "Terrible, wouldn't you? I'm not going to look, I'll be in the bar by that point.
She is particularly known for her work in period dramas and tragedies, and is often drawn to portraying troubled women. Winslet is the recipient of several accoladesincluding three British Academy Film Awardsand is among the few performers to have won Academy, Emmy, and Grammy Awards. Her first screen appearance, at the age of 15, was in the British television series Dark Season Global stardom followed soon after with her leading role in the epic romance Titanic
Sink or swim? The production of the deeply ambitious big-budget spectacle was fraught with peril — and we aren't talking about icebergs in the fog! Ballooning expenses, dangerous scenes, confounding decisions, and a whole lot of risk-taking could have sent the movie straight to the bottom of the cinematic seas.
The film "Titanic" is one of the most successful and iconic movies ever produced. It won 11 Oscars, including best picture, and is still one of the highest-grossing films of all time. Though you might think you know this Hollywood classic backward and forward, here are a few facts that even the most die-hard fans probably don't know about the nautical blockbuster. James Cameron actually changed a scene in "Titanic" after receiving an email from astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.