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1!![[Music/{{Traffic}} The Movie]]* AllStarCast: Featuring Creator/BenicioDelToro, Creator/MichaelDouglas, Creator/CatherineZetaJones, Creator/DonCheadle, Creator/TopherGrace, Creator/DennisQuaid, and Creator/BenjaminBratt. There are dozens of familiar faces in the supporting roles as well.* DawsonCasting: The four high school students (who are meant to be sixteen or seventeen) are played by actors ranging in age from 18 to 25.* FakeNationality: Mexicans Rodriguez and General Salazar are played by Puerto Rican Creator/BenicioDelToro and Cuban-American (with Italian citizenship) Tomas Milian, respectively. The White House Chief-of-Staff is played by English actor Creator/AlbertFinney.* RealLifeRelative: Creator/MichaelDouglas and Creator/CatherineZetaJones are married in real-life, and that is their child she's carrying.* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Creator/CatherineZetaJones' RealLife pregnancy was written into the script. It's actually not a big deal or major plot point except for the scene where she refuses to snort cocaine. Originally, her character was already a mother of two instead of six months pregnant (as was the case in the 1989 TV series that inspired it).* RecycledSet: The scenes that take place in the White House were shot on the set of ''Series/TheWestWing'', which is a near-exact replica (albeit wider, to allow for free movement of the cameras) of the actual interiors of the White House's West Wing.* ThoseTwoActors: Creator/DonCheadle and Creator/MiguelFerrer would work together again in ''Film/IronMan3''. Other ''Traffic'' cast also pop up in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse with Creator/JohnSlattery in ''Film/IronMan2'', Creator/BenicioDelToro in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'', Creator/MichaelDouglas in ''Film/AntMan1'' and Creator/BenjaminBratt in ''Film/DoctorStrange2016''.* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/HarrisonFord was offered the role of Judge Wakefield and accepted. He worked with Creator/StevenSoderbergh to improve the character, but then decided not to do the movie. Creator/KevinCostner, Creator/RichardGere and Creator/AlPacino were all considered before Creator/MichaelDouglas (who originally turned down the role) accepted.!![[Music/{{Traffic}} The Band]]* NamesTheSame: A Music/ChrisWood has his own page, but it's not the Chris Wood of Traffic.----

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