Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Titanic

Paramount Pictures

Who hasn't dreamed of recreating that iconic Titanic "I'm flying!" scene with Leonardo DiCaprio or Kate Winslet?

Well that fantasy isn't as far off as it once was (Leo and Kate not included), according to one Aussie tycoon whose planned replica of the ill-fated ship is poised to set sail in 2018. 

The Titanic II will look and feel almost identical to the same 1912 vessel that, after hitting an iceberg, sank and killed more than 1,500 people—an unforgettable moment in history that inspired a number of movies, including James Cameron's epic Oscar-winning spectacle in 1997.

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Not to worry, though. In addition to a swimming pool, Turkish baths and gyms, Clive Palmer says his luxury liner will meet modern safety standards (which presumably means the proper number of lifeboats in case of emergency). 

Close to the original iteration, the 2,400-passenger Titanic II will also offer tickets for first, second and third-class voyagers. 

So if you're thinking you'll be able to snag a deal by bunking in the galley, think again. Official costs of the trip—sailing from Jiangsu, China, to Dubai—have not been announced, but Palmer's company has reportedly received offers of up to nearly $1 million per passenger.

Hear about the hard work Kate Winslet put into Titanic in this throwback clip. 

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