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Due to much of the animosity aimed towards Jar-Jar Binks in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), the working title of Episode II was “Jar-Jar’s Big Adventure”.
Star Wars Episode ll: Attack of the Clones (2002)

Due to much of the animosity aimed towards Jar-Jar Binks in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), the working title of Episode II was “Jar-Jar’s Big Adventure”.

Star Wars Episode ll: Attack of the Clones (2002)

Loki’s trial had been seen in the movie comic that served as a prequel to the film. The filmmakers liked it so much they incorporated it into the film.
Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Loki’s trial had been seen in the movie comic that served as a prequel to the film. The filmmakers liked it so much they incorporated it into the film.

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

According to Animation Director Rob Coleman, not a single clone trooper suit was ever built. Every single clone trooper seen in the film is computer generated, with motion capture performed by ILM employees, wearing only the helmet and sometimes the footwear of the suit. The rest is complete CG.
Star Wars Episode ll: Attack of the Clones (2002)

According to Animation Director Rob Coleman, not a single clone trooper suit was ever built. Every single clone trooper seen in the film is computer generated, with motion capture performed by ILM employees, wearing only the helmet and sometimes the footwear of the suit. The rest is complete CG.

Star Wars Episode ll: Attack of the Clones (2002)

Tom Hiddleston initially auditioned for the role of Thor, but Kenneth Branagh felt he would make a better antagonist and cast him as Loki.
Thor (2011)

Tom Hiddleston initially auditioned for the role of Thor, but Kenneth Branagh felt he would make a better antagonist and cast him as Loki.

Thor (2011)

All of V’s dialogue was dubbed. Initially, a mask was designed with a small microphone inside, and another mike was designed to sit along Hugo Weaving’s hair line, but neither worked very well.
V for Vendetta (2005)

All of V’s dialogue was dubbed. Initially, a mask was designed with a small microphone inside, and another mike was designed to sit along Hugo Weaving’s hair line, but neither worked very well.

V for Vendetta (2005)
Natalie Portman stated that the scene in which she dressed up as Marilyn Monroe was inspired by a scene she saw in Wayne’s World. She admitted that at the time Léon was filmed she actually had never watched any movie starring Monroe.

Leon: The Professional (1994)

Natalie Portman stated that the scene in which she dressed up as Marilyn Monroe was inspired by a scene she saw in Wayne’s World. She admitted that at the time Léon was filmed she actually had never watched any movie starring Monroe.

Leon: The Professional (1994)

The domino scene, where V tips over black and red dominoes to form a giant letter V, involved 22,000 dominoes. It took 4 professional domino assemblers 200 hours to set it up.
V for Vendetta (2005)

The domino scene, where V tips over black and red dominoes to form a giant letter V, involved 22,000 dominoes. It took 4 professional domino assemblers 200 hours to set it up.

V for Vendetta (2005)


The second shot (a tracking shot traveling down a New York street without stopping) could only be accomplished after carefully studying the pattern of the traffic signals so as to insure the camera truck didn’t encounter any red lights.


Leon: The Professional (1994)

The second shot (a tracking shot traveling down a New York street without stopping) could only be accomplished after carefully studying the pattern of the traffic signals so as to insure the camera truck didn’t encounter any red lights.

Leon: The Professional (1994)

Darth Maul only blinks once throughout the film. This is mostly because the contact lenses thatRay Park wore made it difficult to blink.

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Darth Maul only blinks once throughout the film. This is mostly because the contact lenses thatRay Park wore made it difficult to blink.

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Natalie Portman was originally turned down by Todd M. Thaler (the casting director) due to being too young, but she returned to the auditions and performed the scene where Mathilda laments the loss of her brother. Luc Besson was so impressed with the depth of emotion she summoned during the audition that he gave her the role. 

Leon: The Professional (1994)

Natalie Portman was originally turned down by Todd M. Thaler (the casting director) due to being too young, but she returned to the auditions and performed the scene where Mathilda laments the loss of her brother. Luc Besson was so impressed with the depth of emotion she summoned during the audition that he gave her the role. 

Leon: The Professional (1994)

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