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  • Playing Against Type: Jason Statham as Ethan, the chief villain (actually the Dragon-in-Chief).
  • Recycled Script: Had Phone Booth not spent 40 years in Development Hell (and two and a half years on the shelf after being completed), this film probably would have never happened. In fact, the script of this film was derided as being the same as Phone Booth's but in reverse.
  • Technology Marches On: Ryan talking about how awesome his cell phone is because it can take pictures and record feels silly now when almost every cell phone made does both.
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  • What Could Have Been: The original script followed a thief who is contacted by a mysterious woman asking for help and decides be a hero for once but discovers that he's caught up in someone else's criminal conspiracy.

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