Billy Zane remains to be haunted by his function as Carl virtually three many years later.
Chatting with The Categorical, the now-56-year-old actor says he feels his casting as Carl was a “double-edged” sword – to at the present time, he says, he feels he is typecast as a villain in Hollywood and strangers usually shout at him on the street.
“There are those that know you are an actor and benefit from the efficiency, and people who fairly merely suppose I am a pure b—–d,” he advised the publication.
”However I am a sheep in wolf’s clothes. Titanic was a double-edged sword.
“It expanded my sphere of affect and consciousness; it is fairly a world calling card. However it’s like carrying a pair of golden handcuffs.
”To cite Ian Fleming: It is a mink-lined cell. Do I want I used to be taking part in extra white hat-hero roles? On a regular basis. I am really making that occur by creating my very own materials.”
Shortly after starring in Titanic, Zane was forged as Marc Antony within the 1999 Cleopatra miniseries. He additionally notably voiced the function of Ansem within the online game Kingdom Hearts in 2002.
He is continued to star in movies over the many years, and has additionally had appearances in TV exhibits like Charmed, Guilt, The Boys, Deception and Curfew.