Star Wars Prequel information and trivia that any fan must know
There’s a lot to love about the Star Wars prequels however there is no level attempting to persuade the naysayeers so let’s simply get on with the trivia.
For these of you who love George Lucas’ Star Wars backstory, here is 16 cool information and bits of trivia that you just would possibly need to study concerning the prequels!
- E.T. creatures made a cameo appearance in The Phantom Menace
- The Millennium Falcon is spied landing on Coruscant in Revenge of the Sith. This was previous to Lando or Han Solo proudly owning it!
- Darth Maul has ten horns on his red head. Whereas Ray Park is legendary as taking part in the Sith Lord, Peter Serafinowicz really voiced the character. Benicio Del Toro was initially forged to play Darth Maul however he deserted the function after George Lucas determined to trim Darth Maul’s display time within the movie. Benicio del Toro was initially forged however dropped out on account of being a pussy. Truly, we take that again as Del Toro is up for a task in Star Wars The Final Jedi.
- Hayden Christiansen performed Darth Vader in Revenge of the Sith versus David Prowse who beforehand did the function. Hayden apparently begged Lucas to let him play him. The go well with needed to be designed to accommodate his smaller stature than Prowse’s.
- The sound of the hovering battle tanks utilized by the battle droids in The Phantom Menace was created by working an electric razor round a steel salad bowl after which digitally decreasing the pitch.
- In Assault of the Clones, Jar Jar Binks stands in for Senator Amidala and places forth the movement that provides Palpatine supreme powers. Because of this Jar Jar, probably the most universally hated characters within the Star Wars movies is unwittingly liable for the autumn of the Outdated Republic and the downfall of the Jedi.
- Revenge of the Sith featured hands being cut off in the film. Anakin loses one to Obi Wan, Mace Windu loses one to Anakin, and Obi-Wan cuts two of Normal Grievous’ fingers off and Dooku looses two to Anakin.
- The sound impact when Obi-Wan Kenobi’s lightsaber is kicked down the reactor shaft within the climatic battle with Darth Maul, is identical sound impact heard when Luke Skywalker throws his lightsaber away in Return of the Jedi . You realize, when he tells the Emperor that he’s a Jedi, like his father earlier than him!
- George Lucas made his first and only Star Wars cameo in Revenge of the Sith. He dressed as a Pantoran senator, Baron Papanoida. You won’t have recognised him as he all dressed up in blue physique paint! His daughter additionally cameoed with him on the similar time.
- When Anakin is slaughtering the Tusken Raider in Assault of the Clones, Qui-Gon’s voice will be heard within the background. That is no accident as Qui-Gon Jinn’s Drive-Ghost was attempting to cease Anakin’s rage, however clearly failed.
- Each clone trooper in Revenge of the Sith is a creation of CGI. No clone costumes or helmets have been manufactured for filming.
- The shipping title of Phantom Menace was “The Doll House”, Clones was “Cue Ball” and Sith, “The Bridge”.
- Phantom Menace was the primary Star Wars movie to be launched on DVD and regardless of ‘fan hate’ it was an enormous vendor.
- When Jango Fett will get into his ship after his battle with Obi-Wan in Assault of the Clones, he bangs his head on the open door. This was intentional, and is a reference to a well-known goof from the unique ANH film the place a cloned Stormtrooper by accident bangs his head on a door (the clone being the descendant of Jango Fett and having inherited this character trait).
- “Phantom Menace” was the identify of a villain within the “Flash Gordon” comics. Which should not shock too many individuals as George Lucas has usually cited Flash Gordon as one of his inspirations for making the original Star Wars.
- Revenge of the Sith is the one Star Wars movie to this point that doesn’t characteristic R2D2 within the remaining shot (and Rogue One if that counts!).
- In Revenge of the Sith, Anakin slices off Rely Dooku’s fingers – look clearly as soon as Dooku is useless and you’ll see them mendacity on the ground.