James Cameron denies rumors of a Titan sub-disaster movie


James Cameron has denied rumors he is working on a film about the implosion of the OceanGate Expedition submarine that killed five people on board last month.

“I don’t normally respond to offensive rumors in the media, but now I have to.” Cameron wrote on Twitter on Saturday. “I am NOT involved in talks of an OceanGate film and never will be.”

The enthusiastic reaction of the Oscar-winning director only follows afterwards The sun released An anonymous report Thursday claimed Cameron, director of the hit 1997 film Titanic, was preparing to lead a project on the deadly Titanic voyage to view the wreckage of the Titanic.

The Sun’s report said the information came from “insiders”. A source was quoted as saying, “The Titan disaster is already being considered a big series for one of the biggest streamers in the world – and James is the director’s first choice.” It’s a subject close to his heart.”

The source continued, “He told the story of Titanic so compassionately that it felt like a natural step for him to take up the cause.” Tracking down the people aboard Titan is a massive undertaking, but it would take a lot of time , money and resources are expended.”

The article also claimed that Cameron was preparing to cast several of Hollywood’s top stars, including Matt Damon, on the series.

The fact that the filmmaker appeared in one Interview with ABC News Sharing his thoughts on OceanGate after the disaster further fueled the rumours.

Cameron told ABC News last month: “Many people in the community were concerned about this sub and even wrote letters to the company saying what they were doing was too experimental and that what they were doing did, had to be certified.”

Comparing the Titanic to the submersible, he added, “I am struck by the resemblance of the Titanic disaster itself, where the captain was repeatedly warned of ice ahead of his ship and yet he was heading at full speed into an ice field,” a moonless one night and many died as a result. It’s a very similar tragedy in the same place. It’s amazing and really quite surreal.”

The people on the OceanGate Expeditions Titan submersible died when the The ship is believed to have imploded Thousands of feet underwater during a trip to the Titanic wreck in the North Atlantic.

The world was stunned to learn the submarine had lost contact with the surface, sparking grave concern among those on board as the boat’s fate remained a mystery for days.

In a separate conversation with BBC NewsCameron admitted he “felt in my bones” that the Titan was in for a catastrophe after it was announced that the ship was gone.

“For the sub’s electronics to fail, its communications system to fail, and at the same time its tracking transponder to fail — the sub is gone,” he said, adding that it “felt like a protracted and nightmarish farce with people running around and… talk about pops.” and talk about oxygen and all that other stuff.”

“I knew the submarine was just below its last known depth and position. That’s where they found it,” he said.

This was announced by the US Coast Guard the death of all five peopleincluding Stockton Rush, CEO of OceanGate Expeditions, who operated the submarine, on June 22 after fragments of the submarine were discovered.

OceanGate has since announced this all exploration suspended.

The Sun did not immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for comment.

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