Kate Winslet (1975- ); English actress. At the time Winslet was rumored for a role in the LOTR movies, she was best known for her film roles in Heavenly Creatures, Sense and Sensibility, and Titanic.

LOTR Casting Rumors, Rumblings, and Reports

Kate Winslet, in July, 1999, was reported as in negotiations for Eowyn. 1 In July, Michael De Luca made two comments indicating that Winslet had declined the role, perhaps due to the length of time needed for shooting. 2 3

Ultimately, Kate Winslet was not involved in the LOTR film trilogy.

 

1 July 20, 1999 ~ TORn News Article: Moriarty Rants on AICN

2 August 9, 1999 ~ TORn News Article: Kate Winslet Out

3 August 19, 1999 ~ TORn News Article: Uma and Ethan? -- UPDATED