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Trivia: Attack of the Clones
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Look closely and in a few scenes you can see Rose Byrne (of Damages, X-Men: First Class, and Bridesmaids fame) as one of Padme's handmaidens, Dorme.
    • In the bar where Obi-Wan cuts Zam's arm, Anthony Daniels (C 3 PO), Ahmed Best (Jar-Jar Binks), and George Lucas' daughters are patrons. (his son appears as Padawan in the library)
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: In the Japanese-dubbed version, besides the returning characters from The Phantom Menace:
  • Playing Against Type: As opposed to Bad Ass Action Hero type character, Samuel L. Jackson plays a role of a wise and reserved master of the Jedi order.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Uncle Owen became a Navy SEAL on the mission that killed Osama bin Laden, and the father of Timothy Green.
    • Rose Bryne as Dorme also counts as well, since this was before she became notable with her roles in X-Men: First Class and Bridesmaids, 9 years later.
  • Throw It In: The entire Aggressive Negotiations conversation during the dinner scene between Anakin and Padme was ad-libbed by Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman at George Lucas' request, due to his not being happy with the romantic dialogue he wrote for that scene.
    • Here's a creepy variant. When Anakin is about to go off and hunt down the raiders who kidnapped his mother, look at his silouette on the wall. Doesn't his head look... Familiar? And here's the thing: No one on the post-work team shopped that shot. Hayden/Anakin's shadow looked like that naturally.
      • Possibly the only literal case of foreshadowing in film history.
    • The scene at Kamino had an interesting variation of this trope mixed in with What Could Have Been: When Obi-Wan heard of the clone army and the Jedi Army's supposed ties, the name of the benefactor was originally intended to be "Sido-Dyas", a thinly veiled alias for Darth Sidious, Obi-Wan was then supposed to state that he never heard of him, to which the Jedi Masters Mace Windu and Yoda will confirm that no Jedi Master existed by that name. However, the script writer made a typo in the name (replacing the "d" in "Sido" with an "f"). George Lucas ended up liking the typo far better than the original, so they rewrote the scene to reveal that Sifo-Dyas had died over ten years prior to the movie.
  • What Could Have Been: In the original script, after Padme gets attacked by the Nexu, it would not have resulted in a Bare Your Midriff as it does in the final film. It would have resulted in Padme being topless! That would've made the movie rated R!

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