James Cameron: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 1)


James Cameron is one of the most known directors, whose films have probably touched more people than anyone. Still, there’s some things about this big-budget director than a lot of people know. Here are some facts about the man. Stay tuned for part two, coming soon!

Number Fifteen: He Calls Titanic His Chick Flick

It’s pretty fun to learn that James Cameron refers to his film Titanic as being a chick flick, but not just any film of this genre. More specifically, this big director calls it his super expensive chick flick, and it was: the film itself cost 190 million dollars in 1997.

Number Fourteen: He’s a Desk Man

In the past, James Cameron has had quite a number of desks set up in his home, which he used to organize the different films he was making. One was entirely devoted to making Rambo: First Blood Part II, another for Aliens, and his last for Terminator.

Number Thirteen: James Cameron Is a Lefty

About 10 percent of the world’s population is left-handed, and James Cameron seems to be one of them. In addition, the man was the person who drew Rose’s portrait! (in Titanic)

Number Twelve: He’s Too Cheap for Some Things

Once, in an interview, he admitted that he was too cheap to pay for a Hollywood Walk of Fame star. However, he’s apparently not cheap enough to forego a Canadian one.

Number Eleven: He Had to Prove Avatar Was His Idea

Amongst all the hype surrounding Avatar, some people wondered whether or not the man was its original creator. He ended up writing a more than 40-page text proving why his ideas surrounding the film were his.

Number Ten: He Loves Anime

Something that not many people know about this director is the fact that he loves anime, which is pretty awesome. In fact, many of his opinions of certain releases can be found in the back of DVDs!

Number Nine: The Story Behind Iron Jim

Working in the industry for many years, James Cameron acquired this nickname: Iron Jim. He received it because of the way he directs, which is stubborn and tough. He’s not really the nicest of men in the workplace. James Cameron is quite the interesting fellow. Stay tuned for the second part of this article, which is coming soon!