Sunday 17 December 2017

Cameron uses Twitter to woo fans

James Cameron, pictured with wife Suzy Amis, has joined Twitter
James Cameron, pictured with wife Suzy Amis, has joined Twitter

James Cameron has fielded a request on his new Twitter account for a big screen part from budding actress Kim Kardashian.

Since making his Twitter debut on January 28, the Oscar-winning filmmaker has already nabbed more than 41,600 followers including celebrities like the reality TV star and Jessica Alba.

Kim used the opportunity to request a big-screen role: "I'm ready for my leading role in 3D! LOL," to which James replied: "Kim, you're already in 3D! See you on Sanctum 2."

But James, who is listed under Jim Cameron, did try to woo Jessica, whom he previously worked with on post-apocalyptic sci-fi TV series Dark Angel.

"Jess, we have to do another kick butt project together soon!" he wrote after she posted: "Yo tweeples follow my dear friend and mentor @JimCameron!!!"

The Avatar and Titanic director, who is promoting his new film Sanctum, claimed he was never tempted to join up to the social networking site because of the 140-character limit.

"I never tweeted before because I'm a long winded blowhard, and they don't allow enough characters," he posted.

But he later joked: "It's easy. Short smartass answers have always been a specialty of mine."

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