James Cameron has continued a long-held Hollywood tradition by congratulating Marvel Studios for its box office success with Avengers: Endgame, which recently toppled his film Titanic at the all-time box office. Endgame’s BO total currently stands at $2,272,706,419 (£1.75 billion), making it the second-highest-grossing film of all time.Only Cameron’s Avatar stands in the way now (as long as we don’t adjust for inflation) with its box office total of $2,787,965,087 (£2.14 bn), ripe to be toppled over the next few weeks.Since 1977 there has been a tradition upheld by Hollywood’s biggest directors and studios to congratulate each other when their films broke box office records.Read more: Avengers spoiler-ban liftsSteven Spielberg started it when he posted an ad celebrating his friend George Lucas after Star Wars: A New Hope beat his own movie Jaws in domestic sales of film rentals.Kathleen Kennedy and Lucasfilm recently followed suit congratulating Marvel Studios for Avengers: Infinity War earning the biggest opening weekend box office in history, a title Star Wars: The Force Awakens had held until now.Check out the slideshow to see some above to see more of the congratulatory ads and posters directors have made over the last forty years.
The iconic Han Solo jacket worn by Harrison Ford in The Empire Strikes Back is expected to make £1 million at auction.
The Titanic stars raised enough money to cover the cost of Gemma Nuttall's medical treatment.
The question that will probably dog director James Cameron to his death bed still has the power to baffle and mystify him.
Icebergs still appear to be a matter of deep concern to Billy Zane, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.
The trio snapped a pic at The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation's annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday.
The British public have voted Whitney Houston’s I Will Always Love You as the greatest movie song of all time. According to Metro, the huge hit single from the 1992 romantic drama ‘The Bodyguard’ beat the likes of Survivor’s Eye Of The Tiger from ‘Rocky III’, Celine Dion’s My Heat Will Go On from ‘Titanic’ and Ben E King’s Stand By Me from the film of the same name in the research, which was conducted by Samsung HW-K950 Soundbar.
After it emerged that Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio had a doppelganger, he’s now made his very own acting debut in a bizarre advert for Russian television. The ad that last just under a minute, is a strange but sort of wonderful tribute to the Hollywood actor, as we see lookalike Roman Burtsev, a 33-year-old security guard, assume a role that, without making direct reference to the ‘The Revenant’ star, gives us the clear indication that we’re seeing a version Leo.
Billy Zane has no time for your beloved Hollywood romance. He’s revealed that he thinks Kate Winslet’s Rose should have stayed with his character Cal in James Cameron’s 1997 classic ‘Titanic’.
Kate Winslet has admitted that she borderline stalked and harangued James Cameron into giving her the role of Rose DeWitt Bukater in ‘Titanic’. During an interview with Rolling Stone, via Cosmopolitan, the Oscar-winning actress admitted that she felt an instant rapport to James Cameron’s script. At this point, Kate Winslet set out on her pursuit, acquiring James Cameron’s phone number from her agent, after presumably rummaging through his rubbish outside of his house first.
It’s the second-biggest film franchise of all-time and beloved by millions across the globe, but although it was nominated for 12 Academy Awards across eight movies, the Harry Potter series never won one.
There had been plenty of speculation in 2015 whether ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ would become the biggest film of all time.
It’s an often-mulled alternate ending to ‘Titanic’ - Rose helps freezing Jack up onto her bit of wood adrift in the icy North Atlantic, and they paddle off to happiness. Kate Winslet appears to be from this school of thought too. Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, she discussed the fame that the James Cameron movie has afforded her, as well as the climactic and heartbreaking final scene with her doomed co-star Leonardo DiCaprio.
Not only did James Cameron go two months over schedule and £42m over budget, he was the subject of a cruel and potentially very dangerous prank. The image is actually mirrored, because Cameron is left-handed, unlike DiCaprio, who is right-handed.
Hosts Adam and Jamie – with help from Cameron himself – determined that a little lateral thinking (easy to come by when you’re not freezing to death, of course), might well have saved them both (see below). Simply strapping Rose’s life-preserver to the bottom of the plank would have affording it significantly more buoyancy, and thus allowed Jack to climb aboard for the 63 minutes it would have taken to be saved by dashing Ioan Gruffudd in his lifeboat.
The issue of gender pay inequality in movies has been all over the news this week thanks to Jennifer Lawrence’s essay on the subject, which saw her say she’s “over trying to find the ‘adorable’ way” to speak out about the issue. She referenced ‘American Hustle’ as a film where, despite being a huge star in her own right, she got paid less than her male colleagues. As you’d expect, this kind of thing is sadly extremely common in Hollywood, as this salary information proves (all figures are approximate and taken from IMDB.com). ‘American Hustle’ Bradley Cooper: 9% of the gross Christian Bale: 9% Jeremy Renner: 9% Jennifer Lawrence: 7% Amy Adams: 7% Figures unearthed by the Sony hack revealed that Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence had deals entitling them to 7 per cent of the film’s gross, rather than the 9 per cent received by their male co-stars.
Great news, dinosaur fans: Colin Trevorrow’s ‘Jurassic World’ has now take an incredible $1 billion (and counting) at the international box office. The fourth ‘Jurassic’ movie is only the fourth movie in history to break this record, joining James Cameron’s double of 1997′s ‘Titanic’ and 2009′s ‘Avatar’, along with this year’s ‘Fast & Furious 7′. In total, ‘Jurassic World’ has almost amassed $1.65 billion, with $648 million from US cinemas, meaning it’s tipped the billion dollar mark with its global success.
Jeremy Sisto was in the running to play Jack Dawson in James Cameron’s 1997 Titanic, but, of course, ultimately lost out to Leonardo DiCaprio. “That was one of the many, many jobs I didn’t get,” the good-natured Sisto said laughing when asked about the role recently on HuffPo Live. Sisto, who’s currently promoting his A&E series The Returned, also mentioned the fact there exists a test screening he did for the film alongside Kate Winslet.