Titanic was a film that made movie history 15 years ago and with the 3d release last week it managed to break some more records. While many movie goers flocked to the 3D release for the nostalgia and some saw it on the big screen for the first time, the actors from the movie all had different reactions to it.
It was amazing, I thought it was going to just punch up all the big set pieces, but really it actually kind of enhanced the drama of the lovers. I thought Kate looked great naked in 3d on that couch, Bill Paxton said last night at the Tisch Gala in New York City. No wonder Leo had a hard time drawing that. I was seeing it from his point of view.
While Paxton joked about Kate Winslet's nude scene in the movie, he talked about it fondly and said that even the song, My Heart Will Go On, still gives him chills. Not so for Winslet.
You know, I got to tell you, they had James Horner there and he conducted a huge orchestra and the gal that did it, not Celine Dion, but the gal that does the choral vocals for that, it still gives me goose bumps, Paxton said.
I do feel like throwing up. I wish I could say, 'Oh listen, everybody! It's the Celine Dion song!' But I don't, Winslet said. I just have to sit there, you know, kind of straight-faced with a massive internal eye roll.
Paxton is best known for his role on Titanic and the hit series Big Love, which he says is all done, but that he misses the show and the gals. Now he has a project with Kevin Costner coming out and is throwing his hat into directing.
I got Hatfield and McCoy that's coming out with Kevin Costner next month on History Channel and I'm getting ready to direct a big movie for Legendary based on the old television series, Kung Fu, Paxton said.
One thing Paxton does not want to try out? President of the United States.
I would resign and I would see if Barack Obama would take the job again, Paxton said laughing.
Titanic was the highest grossing movie until Avatar was released. With the release of the 3D version last week Titanic became the second film to pass the $2 billion threshold.
We do look very different, we're older, Winslet said about the 3D release. Leo's 37, I'm 36, we were 21 and 22 when we made that film. You know, he's fatter now, I'm thinner.
I was literally like, 'Oh my God, make it stop! Is that me? Oh my God, that's me. Block my ears, somebody! Winslet said. 'Somebody club out my senses. Make it f***ing stop!'