September 13th, 2012
07:00 PM ET
Fifteen years later and “Titanic” fans are still angry with Rose for hogging that raft, thus allowing Jack to succumb to hypothermia.
Even the new NBC sitcom “Guy With Kids” pokes fun at the iconic scene. As one character and his wife unenthusiastically prepare for a “Titanic”-themed fundraiser, he asks, “And what happens at the end of the night? You hog a piece of driftwood that could easily accommodate the both of us?”
But “Titanic” writer/producer/director James Cameron wants to set the record straight:
Cameron also said that Discovery Channel's “Mythbusters” is planning to tackle the conundrum, and he’s going to help them do it. (Of course, the folks over a Reddit have already published a pretty in-depth equation, which found that the “force of buoyancy is less than force of gravity. The two will sink.”)
Next up for Cameron is the sequel and threequel to “Avatar,” which he said he’ll work on simultaneously. Check out the full interview below:
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