While appearing on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" Thursday night to promote her new film, "Wonder Wheel," she spilled the beans -- for the first time ever in public, according to the Oscar-winning actress -- on a secret about her audition for the James Cameron blockbuster. Her scene partner wasn't Leo, it was Matthew McConaughey.
"I auditioned with Matthew, isn't that weird? Never said that in public before!" Winslet revealed, when asked about Paramount wanting the "Dallas Buyers Club" star over Leo for the role of Jack.
Watch the interview below:While remarking that the audition with Mr. Alright, Alright, Alright was fantastic, Winslet knows that casting him would have obviously changed things, and that the movie we all love "would have been a totally different film."
Maybe she would have made room on that door for the McConaughey's Jack, amirite?! (Sorry not sorry.)
"Wonder Wheel" plays in select theaters now, and "Titanic" returns to theaters Dec. 1, 2017 for a one-week limited engagement celebrating its 20th anniversary.
James Cameron's "Titanic" is an epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic; the pride and joy of the White Star Line and, at the time, the largest moving object ever built. She was the most luxurious liner of her era -- the "ship of dreams" -- which ultimately carried over 1,500 people to their death in the ice cold waters of the North Atlantic in the early hours of April 15, 1912. Read More