History Trivia / TheGoldenCompass

30th Apr '17 5:59:16 AM SnowB
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* CastingGag: Lord Azriel is played by Daniel Craig, known as that generation's James Bond. In the London stage adaptation, the role had been played by another former Bond - Timothy Dalton.

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* CastingGag: Lord Azriel Asriel is played by Daniel Craig, known as that generation's James Bond. In the London stage adaptation, the role had been played by another former Bond - Timothy Dalton.



** Even Creator/ShinyEntertainment, who made the licensed game, wasn't safe. While their reputation had already gone down after the release of ''VideoGame/EnterTheMatrix'', the game's poor reception was more or less the final nail in the coffin, and the company merged with The Collective, thus creating Double Helix Games, not too long afterward (this was also part of a particularly bad time for publisher Creator/{{Sega}}, who was coming off the disasterous execution of ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'', which ruined that franchise's 15th anniversary celebration singlehandedly).

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** Even Creator/ShinyEntertainment, who made the licensed game, wasn't safe. While their reputation had already gone down after the release of ''VideoGame/EnterTheMatrix'', the game's poor reception was more or less the final nail in the coffin, and the coffin. The company merged with The Collective, thus creating Double Helix Games, not too long afterward (this afterward.
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29th Mar '17 11:22:25 PM SamMax
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* CreatorKiller: This was part of a bad spell that led to New Line Cinema losing their independence, becoming a subsidary of Warner Bros. Pictures; this also led to '''their''' subsidaries getting crushed in the remolding of the firm. This was also the fate of the studio that made the game tie-in, and Creator/{{Sega}} had to abandon them to Double Helix.

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* CreatorKiller: This was part of a bad spell that led to New Line Cinema losing their independence, becoming a subsidary of Warner Bros. Pictures; this also led to '''their''' subsidaries getting crushed in the remolding of the firm. This was also the fate of Creator/ShinyEntertainment, the studio that made the game tie-in, and Creator/{{Sega}} had to abandon them to Double Helix.
20th Mar '17 8:50:01 PM jameygamer
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* DisasterDominoes: The film [[BoxOfficeBomb bombed domestically]], Creator/NewLineCinema [[Main/CreatorKiller got absorbed into its parent company Time Warner's sister studio]] Creator/WarnerBros, which led to Warner Bros' and New Line's arthouse subsidiaries Warner Independent Pictures and Picturehouse shutting down. [[note]] The latter studio was revived in 2013, albeit not owned by Warner Bros. [[/note]] New Line largely exists today as a distribution outfit for Warner Bros produced genre films.

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* DisasterDominoes: DisasterDominoes:
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The film [[BoxOfficeBomb bombed domestically]], Creator/NewLineCinema [[Main/CreatorKiller got absorbed into its parent company Time Warner's sister studio]] Creator/WarnerBros, which led to Warner Bros' and New Line's arthouse subsidiaries Warner Independent Pictures and Picturehouse shutting down. [[note]] The latter studio was revived in 2013, albeit not owned by Warner Bros. [[/note]] New Line largely exists today as a distribution outfit for Warner Bros produced genre films.
10th Nov '16 3:53:30 AM fearlessnikki
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* AwesomeDearBoy: Eva Green signed on to play Serafina Pekkala because she has a great interest in witches and the occult, and loved the idea of playing one.

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* AwesomeDearBoy: Eva Green signed on to play Serafina Pekkala because she has a great interest in witches and the occult, and loved the idea of playing one. She has played [[{{Series/Camelot}} several]] [[Film/MissPeregrinesHomeForPeculiarChildren more]] [[Series/PennyDreadful since]].


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* DeletedRole: Serafina's daemon Kaisa doesn't appear in the finished film, but [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/hdm/images/0/07/The_Golden_Compass_serafina.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20111210105629 photos]] exist of him with Eva Green.


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* MissingTrailerScene:
** The first teaser showed a completely different opening - where a cat would cross from our world and meet Lyra and Pan. Pan would change shape and scare the cat away - to which he would respond "you'd think she'd never seen anyone's daemon before."
** The original filmed ending can be seen in the trailer; there's a clip of Lyra screaming "I'm not yours. I'll never be yours!" as the ice shelf breaks.
31st Aug '16 1:46:49 PM jameygamer
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* CreatorKiller: This was part of a bad spell that led to New Line Cinema losing their independence, becoming a subsidary of Warner Bros. Picture; this also led to '''their''' subsidaries getting crushed in the remolding of the firm. This was also the fate of the studio that made the game tie-in, and Creator/{{Sega}} had to abandon them to Double Helix.

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* CreatorKiller: This was part of a bad spell that led to New Line Cinema losing their independence, becoming a subsidary of Warner Bros. Picture; Pictures; this also led to '''their''' subsidaries getting crushed in the remolding of the firm. This was also the fate of the studio that made the game tie-in, and Creator/{{Sega}} had to abandon them to Double Helix.
26th Apr '16 12:29:12 AM Freshmeat
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Franchise/JamesBond as Lyra's uncle.
** [[Series/DoctorWho The Fifth Master]] as a corrupt priest.
** Sam Elliott - [[TypeCasting as a cowboy]].
** Fra Pavel is [[Series/{{Rev}} Archdeacon Robert]], an equally creepy churchman.
* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Iorek is [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Gandalf]].
** Ragnar is [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean Blackbeard]].
** In Japanese there are two dubbed versions, one for theaters and another for TV and DVD releases:
*** Lyra Belacqua [[Creator/RieKugimiya is]] [[LightNovel/ShakuganNoShana Shana]], [[LightNovel/ToraDora Taiga Aisaka]] and [[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Nena Trinity]] in the TV dub.
*** Mrs. Coulter [[Creator/AtsukoTanaka is]] [[Anime/GhostInTheShell Motoko Kusanagi]] and [[Anime/QueensBlade Claudette]] in the TV dub, this is [[HilariousInHindsight very funny at first sight]] since Lyla's TV VA also voiced [[Anime/QueensBlade Melona]] who is Claudette's enemy and they get their roles inverted this time.
*** Lord Asriel [[Creator/HirokiTochi is]] [[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Lasse Aion]] and [[Manga/{{Bokurano}} Kokopelli]] in the theater dub.
*** Billy Costa [[Creator/JunkoTakeuchi is]] [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Naruto Uzumaki]] in the TV dub.
*** In the video game version: SteveBlum, WendeeLee, Creator/JimCummings, KathSoucie... Only Dakota Blue Richards and Freddie Highmore reprise their roles. Seriously, check out the Website/IMDb [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1149870/fullcredits page]].
** In Spain, Pan is the Spanish {{WesternAnimation/Arthur}} and the Catalan [[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Beth]].
** In Latin America, Iorek is [[WesternAnimation/PenguinsOfMadagascar Skipper]].
22nd Jan '16 4:14:29 PM jameygamer
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** Even Creator/ShinyEntertainment, who made the licensed game, wasn't safe. While their reputation had already gone down after the release of ''VideoGame/EnterTheMatrix'', the game's poor reception was more or less the final nail in the coffin, and the company merged with The Collective, thus creating Double Helix Games, not too long afterward.

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** Even Creator/ShinyEntertainment, who made the licensed game, wasn't safe. While their reputation had already gone down after the release of ''VideoGame/EnterTheMatrix'', the game's poor reception was more or less the final nail in the coffin, and the company merged with The Collective, thus creating Double Helix Games, not too long afterward.afterward (this was also part of a particularly bad time for publisher Creator/{{Sega}}, who was coming off the disasterous execution of ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'', which ruined that franchise's 15th anniversary celebration singlehandedly).
22nd Jan '16 4:12:07 PM jameygamer
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* CreatorKiller: This was part of a bad spell that led to New Line Cinema losing their independence, becoming a subsidary of Warner Bros. Pictures.

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* CreatorKiller: This was part of a bad spell that led to New Line Cinema losing their independence, becoming a subsidary of Warner Bros. Pictures.Picture; this also led to '''their''' subsidaries getting crushed in the remolding of the firm. This was also the fate of the studio that made the game tie-in, and Creator/{{Sega}} had to abandon them to Double Helix.
22nd Jan '16 4:08:15 PM jameygamer
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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $180 million. Box office, $70 million (domestically), $372,234,864 (internationally). Due to selling off all international profits to get the film made, New Line could only rely on the domestic proceeds for revenue, firmly making this one of the biggest bombs of 2006.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $180 million. Box office, $70 million (domestically), $372,234,864 (internationally). Due to selling off all international profits to get the film made, New Line could only rely on the domestic proceeds for revenue, firmly making this one of the biggest bombs of 2006.2007.
22nd Jan '16 4:06:48 PM jameygamer
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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $180 million. Box office, $70 million (domestically), $372,234,864 (internationally).

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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $180 million. Box office, $70 million (domestically), $372,234,864 (internationally). Due to selling off all international profits to get the film made, New Line could only rely on the domestic proceeds for revenue, firmly making this one of the biggest bombs of 2006.



* CreatorKiller: This was part of a bad spell that led to New Line Cinema losing their independence, becoming a subsidary of Warner Bros. Pictures.



* StillbornFranchise: They were willing to make a trilogy. However, criticism from the Catholic church and middling box office return killed those plans.

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* StillbornFranchise: They were willing to make a trilogy. However, criticism from the Catholic church and middling box office return killed those plans.plans and led to the film's ending Cliffhanger becoming perpetual.
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