James Cameron to film movie about Queen of the North

Titantic director James Cameron has just announced that he will be filming the undersea exploration of the recently sunk BC Ferry Queen of the North. The director, who aside from the Oscar winning Titantic has also directed deep-sea exploration films featuring real life footage of the watery graves of the Titantic and the Bizmark.

“The Queen of the North is a part of maritime history,” Cameron said in a press conferenced yesterday, “and filming it, exploring it and exploting its memory is important, important work that I’m proud to be a part of.”

Meanwhile in an attempt to monitize the Ferry sinking the B.C. Liberal government are making their own film, which they plan to exhibit at IMAX theatres around the world [cbc].

2 Comments so far

  1. maikopunk (unregistered) on March 27th, 2006 @ 5:42 pm

    isn’t it a little early for the April Fools news stories?
    I’m sure a lot of people thought of the movie Titanic when they heard of this ferry sinking, but the wreck is mere days old, hardly a historical relic.
    But incidentally, if the ferry did indeed hit something, does anybody know why it sank in 427 metre water? Icebergs float; rocks don’t.


  2. notfunny (unregistered) on March 28th, 2006 @ 10:13 pm

    Too soon.



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