Madonna was considered for the role of Rose
Picture Tom Cruise and Madonna as Jack and Rose – we have a totally different Titanic film, don’t we? Fortunately, as was the case with Cruise and McConaughey, the Material Girl’s casting never came to be. And honestly, that’s the best thing that could have happened. I have nothing personally against Madonna, but James Cameron had to know that if Titanic wanted to be taken seriously as a film, it need real, vibrant performances from its actors. Kate Winslet, who is easily one of the best actresses of her generation, was much more equipped for that job than any other actress could have possibly been.
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