Trivia / Vantage Point

  • All-Star Cast: William Hurt is the President; Dennis Quaid and Matthew Fox, his bodyguards; Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver are part of a news team covering the event; Forest Whitaker is an American tourist caught by the event; Eduardo Noriega is a local cop and Saïd Taghmaoui the head of the terrorist cell.
  • Billing Displacement: Despite being fourth-billed and having her picture on the poster to boot, Sigourney Weaver only appears in the first segment (as does Zoe Saldana).
  • California Doubling: Set in Salamanca, Spain. Filmed in Mexico.
  • Fake Nationality: The only Spanish actor in the movie is Eduardo Noriega. Also In-Universe, with Matthew Fox playing a Fake American Secret Service agent as part of his being The Mole.
  • Too Soon: Averted. The original script was written in 2004, and it was set in Madrid. The producers changed the setting to Salamanca because they wanted something "more exotic".