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* FakeNationality: Several of the characters are played by actor of quite different backgrounds. Among the most prominent examples we have:

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* FakeNationality: Several of the characters are played by actor actors of quite different backgrounds. Among the most prominent examples we have:

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* EnforcedMethodActing: Saorise Ronan and Margot Robbie stayed away from each other on set and didn't even look at photos of each other in costume until the time came to film the scene of Elizabeth and Mary's secret meeting, so that their reactions to seeing each other for the first time would be more genuine.

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* DawsonCasting: Downplayed. Saorise Ronan was 24 during filming and portrayed Queen Mary at the age of eighteen, although for the most part she was the same age as Mary was during the main events of the film.


* FakeBrit: Creator/MargotRobbie is Australian and plays an English queen.
* FakeScot: Creator/SaoirseRonan is Irish-American playing the Scottish queen.

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* FakeNationality: Several of the characters are played by actor of quite different backgrounds. Among the most prominent examples we have:
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FakeBrit: Creator/MargotRobbie is Australian and plays an English queen.
* ** FakeScot: Creator/SaoirseRonan is Irish-American playing the Scottish queen.queen.
** Italian David Rizzio is played by Puerto Rican actor Ismael Cruz Córdova.


* PlayingAgainstType: Margot Robbie is known for her charismatic MsFanservice parts like ''Film/TheWolfOfWallStreet'', ''{{Film/Focus}}'' and ''Film/SuicideSquad2016''. Playing an English queen in a period piece is quite different. She almost didn't want to take the role until director Josie Rourke wrote her a letter to persuade her.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Margot Robbie is known for her charismatic MsFanservice parts like ''Film/TheWolfOfWallStreet'', ''{{Film/Focus}}'' ''Film/{{Focus}}'' and ''Film/SuicideSquad2016''.''Film/{{Suicide Squad|2016}}''. Playing an English queen in a period piece is quite different. She almost didn't want to take the role until director Josie Rourke wrote her a letter to persuade her.



* TomHanksSyndrome: This along with ''Film/ITonya'' marks Margot Robbie going for serious cred after her blockbuster roles.

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* TomHanksSyndrome: This along with ''Film/ITonya'' marks Margot Robbie going for serious cred after her blockbuster MsFanservice roles.


* TomHanksSyndrome: This along with ''Film/ITonya'' marks Margot Robbie going for serious cred after blockbusters.

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* TomHanksSyndrome: This along with ''Film/ITonya'' marks Margot Robbie going for serious cred after blockbusters.her blockbuster roles.


* FakeBrit:
** Creator/SaoirseRonan is Irish-American and plays a Scottish queen.
** Creator/MargotRobbie is Australian and plays an English queen.

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* FakeBrit:
** Creator/SaoirseRonan is Irish-American and plays a Scottish queen.
**
FakeBrit: Creator/MargotRobbie is Australian and plays an English queen.queen.
* FakeScot: Creator/SaoirseRonan is Irish-American playing the Scottish queen.
* PlayingAgainstType: Margot Robbie is known for her charismatic MsFanservice parts like ''Film/TheWolfOfWallStreet'', ''{{Film/Focus}}'' and ''Film/SuicideSquad2016''. Playing an English queen in a period piece is quite different. She almost didn't want to take the role until director Josie Rourke wrote her a letter to persuade her.
* SavedFromDevelopmentHell: Although Saoirse Ronan joined the project in 2012, it sat on the shelf for years, not getting released until late 2018.
* TomHanksSyndrome: This along with ''Film/ITonya'' marks Margot Robbie going for serious cred after blockbusters.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Scarlett Johansson was attached in the lead role at some point in 2006 but dropped out.
** Susanne Bier was set to direct but had to drop out due to schedule conflicts, and Josie Rourke replaced her.

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* FakeBrit:
** Creator/SaoirseRonan is Irish-American and plays a Scottish queen.
** Creator/MargotRobbie is Australian and plays an English queen.
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