Kate Winslet set to reunite with James Cameron in ‘Avatar’ sequels

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It’s been two decades since the release of Titanic, but Kate Winslet is set to collaborate with James Cameron again in the upcoming sequels to his blockbuster film Avatar.

“Kate and I have been looking for something to do together for 20 years, since our collaboration on ‘Titanic,’ which was one of the most rewarding of my career,” said Cameron. “I can’t wait to see her bring the character of Ronal to life.”

The first of four sequels to Avatar is expected to open in theaters on December 18, 2020.

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The 2009 fantasy film made $2.8 billion dollars worldwide during its run, making it the highest grossing movie of all time, surpassing Cameron’s previous Oscar-winning epic, Titanic, starring Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio.

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Titanic is celebrates its 20th anniversary this December.

Winslet will next be seen in The Mountain Between Us, opposite Idris Elba, which opens in theaters this Friday.

Is there anyway Leo can get on board (no pun intended) with these sequels? That would make this reunion complete!

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A girl can dream *sigh*

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Kate Winslet on her best ‘Titanic’ memory

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It’s been nearly 20 years since the world fell in love the love story of Rose and Jack in 1997’s Titanic, and then the friendship between costars Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio has been a love we will never let go of.

While promoting her new film The Mountain Between Us at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, Winslet reminisced with Entertainment Weekly and PEOPLE on the bond she shared with the cast and crew of the Oscar-winning film, especially with DiCaprio.

“I remember so much of it like it was yesterday,” she said.

“I think the most special thing, the best memory I have, really was the cast and the lovely crew. For me that’s one of the best things about being in this business is getting to work with incredible technicians who are always great, committed, professional, fun people to spend time with and to go to work with, and we really had that on Titanic. And, of course, I walked away with one of the greatest friendships of my life in my back pocket, which is Leo. We know each other in a very unique way, I think, because of the experience we both had on that film and having to take care of one another.”

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Watch the fill clip of Kate Winslet’s interview below.

 

 

 

 

Titanic Reunion with Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Billy Zane at Charity Auction Gala!

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Jack Dawson, Rose DeWitt Bukater and Cal Hockley are back together again 20 years later!

Titanic stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Billy Zane reunited at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) charity auction gala in St. Tropez Wednesday night.

On Instagram, Zane posted a picture with his Titanic costars. “Gangs back together. Now we’re saving icebergs. Go figure.. @katewinseltofficial @leonardodicaprio @leonardodicapriofdn.”

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the epic blockbuster which continues to make our hearts go on with the love story of Jack (DiCaprio) and Rose (Winslet), and the villain we love to hate, Cal (Zane).

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DiCaprio and Winslet, who also costarred in Revolutionary Road, auctioned off a chance to have dinner with them to support Leo’s foundation and a GoFundMe campaign that Winslet has been active with. The private dinner will be at a restaurant of their choosing in NYC this October or November.

DiCaprio and his environmental foundation hosted the annual event to raise money to protect Earth’s health and all inhabitants, which focuses on six major areas: Wildlands Conservation, Oceans Conservation, Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Transforming California, and Innovative Solutions.

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The gala featured appearances by Tobey Maguire, Tom Hanks, Sean Penn, Cate Blanchet, Jared Leto and Prince Albert II of Monaco. Lenny Kravitz and surprise guest Madonna were the musical performers of the evening.

Céline Dion gives emotional and powerful performance of ‘My Heart Will Go On’

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Céline Dion sang “My Heart Will Go On” Sunday night at the Billboard Music Awards, bringing everyone to tears, including Dion herself.

Her performance was in celebration of the 20th anniversary since the release of both the film Titanic and her signature song, which served as the love theme for the epic blockbuster.

Titanic, directed by James Cameron and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, opened in theaters on December 19, 1997.

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Céline Dion to appear at the BBMAs for a special ‘Titanic’ performance

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Singer Céline Dion is scheduled to make an appearance at the Billboard Music Awards for a very special performance.

Céline will perform a special tribute to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Titanic, most likely to sing “My Heart Will Go On.”

The song almost never make it into the film: Dion herself has stated in the past that she didn’t want to do another film ballad like she had done for the Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (1991), had to be persuaded by her husband René Angélil to record a demo.

Director James Cameron didn’t want a song at all, but he was eventually won over after composer James Horner played it for him several times.

Most recently, Paramount Pictures chairman Sherry Lansing claimed the song was “corny.”

Little did everyone know then how much of an impact “My Heart Will Go On” would have in the film and music industries.

The single was released on December 8, 1997, eleven days before Titanic opened in theaters.

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The song became Céline Dion’s signature song and biggest hit, became one of the best-selling singles, topped the charts in nearly 30 countries and broke the Billboard record for largest radio audience. It won Best Original Song at both the 1998 Golden Globes and Academy Awards and four Grammy awards (Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television) at the 1999 Grammys. It is also ranked at number 14 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs, a list that celebrated the 100 greatest songs in American film history.

It’s kind of hard to imagine how different Titanic would have been without “My Heart Will Go On.”

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I cannot wait to Céline’s performance!!!

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas on ABC on Sunday, May 21st at 8PM EST.

‘Titanic’ flying scene voted top movie kiss

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winselt’s kiss in James Cameron’s blockbuster film Titanic has been voted the best movie kiss of all time, in a poll by the TLC network.

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The scene where Jack Dawson (DiCaprio) takes Rose DeWitt Bukater (Winselt) “flying” on the bow of the doomed oceanliner has become one of the most iconic moments in cinematic history since its release in 1997.