Sorry Chase. Im leaving the point unclaimed. McDiarmid was only sidious in closeups and dialogue lines. Evem in these scenes his face was CG enhanced. Every other time we was either a live stunt double or totally CG - as in alot of the duel in the senate where there is no face visible at all.
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Q. Why were the Trade Federation ordered to accelerate their plans ??
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