‘Titanic’ Sets Sail On Screen Again and The Director Has Another Surprise

Can you believe it’s been 20 years since Titanic hit the big screens?

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It was released in 1997 and became the highest grossing film in cinema history. It held that title until Oscar-winning director James Cameron topped his own movie when he released Avatar in 2009.

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Many of us still believe that the movie was a historical account of what happened on the “unsinkable ship.” However, that’s far from the case, and Cameron wants to set things straight.

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To celebrate the movie’s 20th anniversary, Titanic will be re-released in theaters so that all you die-hard fans can experience the tragic love story on the big screen.

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To celebrate even further, Cameron joined forces with National Geographic and created an inside look into the making of the film, which will be released on the Discovery Channel.

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The documentary is called Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron, but what’s so great about all this news?

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The iconic Hollywood director wants to explain where things went wrong in the movie, but he has no intention of remaking it to become more historically accurate.

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“When I wrote the film, and when I set out to direct it, I wanted every detail to be as accurate as I could make it, and every harrowing moment of the ship’s final hours accounted for,” Cameron said in a statement. “I was creating a living history; I had to get it right out of respect for the many who died and for their legacy. But did I really get it right? Now, with National Geographic and with the latest research, science and technology, I’m going to reassess.”

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The documentary premiers Sunday at 9pm ET on National Geographic.

We’ve all been fascinated by this real-life tragedy, and we love the dynamic between Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, so this could be really interesting! What do you think?

Will you watch Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron and the re-released version of the movie in theaters?

Emma C
Freelance Writer