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This Little Boy From Titanic Is Still Making Money

PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:47 am
by Andrew Clarkson
Titanic is one of the most iconic, highest grossing movies of all time. Directed by James Cameron and starring our favourite Hollywood besties, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, it's the one film that guarantees gasps and tears, no matter how many times you've watched it. But have you ever wondered if the cast and crew still make money off the 1997 movie?

One teeny, tiny cast member, Reece Thompson, who played a small speaking role as 'Irish Little Boy' when he was just five years old, has revealed that he still makes money off the film. For context, his scene was the heartbreaking one where his mother read him and his brother a bedtime story as their cabin flooded.

Now aged 25, and working as a digital marketing director in Utah, Thompson still enjoys a monthly check from his Titanic career—receiving between $100 and $300 per month from his one line in the movie.

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