Who almost played Jack in Titanic?

“It was between me and Justin Timberlake for that part. Obviously, [Fincher’s] the man, but he was not having me. The studio wanted me, I think, and then Justin Timberlake was amazing in it. Social Network is the one that I was actually, like, years later, was like, ‘F—k, like, I’m so bummed.

Could Jack Dawson have survived?

*In the much-discussed Mythbusters episode, the ultimate conclusion was that Jack’s death was needless. They do say that tying a lifejacket underneath would have provide the best chance of survival, but not the only one. With even weight distribution and a little luck, their love could have survived the icy waters.

Who turned down lead role in Titanic?

Not many people say no to James Cameron, but it was Johnny Depp who actually turned down the role of Jack simply because he didn’t like it. Depp told Howard Stern that he struggled to get through the 180 page script, saying that he “labored” through it.

Could Jack have fit on that door in Titanic?

Could Jack have fit on the door? Cameron is correct in his claim about the raft’s buoyancy; the raft, as it was shown in the movie, couldn’t have taken the combined weight of both Jack and Rose. Still, that doesn’t mean that nothing could have been done to prevent Jack’s unfortunate demise.

Who auditioned for the role of Rose in Titanic?

But Paltrow and Danes weren’t the only big names considered. Other actresses who reportedly turned down the role, according to IMDb, include Drew Barrymore, Rose Byrne, Geena Davis and Nicole Kidman. Among those who allegedly went in for an audition were Angelina Jolie, Madonna and Charlize Theron.

Who was suppose to play Rose in Titanic?

Claire Danes: Rose Dawson, Titanic In an interview with Dax Shepard on his Armchair Expert podcast, Danes revealed that she was meant to be acting alongside Leonardo DiCaprio (again) in Titanic, but has “zero regret” about turning it down.

Who else auditioned for Rose in Titanic?

Who was originally supposed to star in Titanic?

Before Leonardo DiCaprio was cast as Jack Dawson, many actors were considered, but Cameron felt that most were too old to play the role of a 20-year-old. Among those were Matthew McConaughey (who was also offered the role of Cal Hockley, played by Billy Zane), Chris O’Donnell, Billy Crudup, and Stephen Dorff.

Could Jack and Rose both have survived?

Turns out, both could have fit—but as MythBusters noted, the physics of buoyancy pushed Jack to his fate. To keep afloat and out of the water just enough to survive, Jack and Rose would have had to tie a life jacket underneath the door to make it more buoyant.