[39] Set four years after the events of The Phantom Menace, it reveals that as she ended her reign as queen and became a senator, Padmé helped liberate a number of slaves on Tatooine, but was unsuccessful in freeing Shmi. The Delegation of 2000 is primarily concerned with Palpatine's calls for public surveillance and restrictions on freedom of movement and action. It's like the Liberace of sci-fi changing of clothes. Padmé Amidala Naberrie (publicly known as Padmé Amidala, born Padmé Naberrie, secretly known as Padmé Skywalker)is a major character in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. Have you even thought about what might make your life better? For example, in The Phantom Menace, the dress which Padmé wears when addressing the Senate is based on Mongolian imperial fashion worn by Empress Dondogdulam, the wife of Bogd Khan, and other monarchs into the early 20th century. C-3PO leads a squad of Coruscant Guard troopers to rescue her. Knightley played the role of Sabé, an important handmaiden and body double of Queen Padmé Amidala of Naboo (played by Natalie Portman) in … Out of Universe: Rabé was played by Karol Cristina da Silva. [36] In the Attack of the Clones (2002) adaptation by R. A. Salvatore, there is a detailed conversation between Padmé and her sister Sola Naberrie shortly after Queen Jamillia appoints her senator. This presumably means she campaigned for office. As a ruler and politician, Padmé is distrustful of bureaucracy, opposed to corruption, and a firm believer in democracy and the rule of law. [13] Many costumes were inspired by the historical royal fashions of different cultures. Updated August 15, 2018 Born Padmé Naberrie, Padmé Amidala served as the Queen—and later, Senator—of the planet of Naboo. Afterwards, Padmé and Anakin are married in a secret ceremony on Naboo, with R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) and C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) as witnesses. Padmé proceeds to negotiate an alliance between the Republic and the Hutts which would allow Republic warships to use unknown Hutt hyperspace lanes. Film historian Laurent Bouzereau reports that the second draft of the screenplay for Return of the Jedi contained dialogue in which Obi-Wan explains to Luke that he has a twin sister. She served as the queen’s wardrobe mistress and an artist with hairstyles, ensuring that every piece of the queen’s wardrobe could protect her in addition to being beautifully crafted. In one chapter, Padmé travels with Yoda (voiced by Tom Kane) aboard her ship when he senses a disturbance in the Force coming from the ice planet Ilum. However, they are all trained in self-defense and remain vigilant against any threats to their sovereign. Please upgrade your browser to experience the site. Just prior to her death, Padmé insists to Obi-Wan that she knows "there is still good" in Vader, which is proven true many years later after he redeems himself to save Luke by throwing the emperor to his death at the cost of his life. Padmé is troubled by what Anakin has done, but nevertheless comforts him. [66] In Ranker.com's list of the "hottest Star Wars characters", she ranked number one. 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Padme Amidala was the fierce and independent Queen of Naboo - and Star Wars has revealed she almost scuppered Palpatine's plans. Along with Senators Bail Organa of Alderaan and Mon Mothma of Chandrila, she became a leading voice for peace and diplomacy during the last years of the Galactic Republic. Queen Jamillia was an NPC, elected Queen of Naboo after Padme Amidala's term as Queen had expired. A trilogy of episodes were set with her as the main focus in which she meets with her old friend Rush Clovis (voiced by Robin Atkin Downes), causing Anakin to become jealous; these episodes were released in season six, known as The Lost Missions. See more ideas about padme amidala, star wars padme, padme. The wardrobe in The Phantom Menace was designed by concept artist Iain McCaig and costume designer Trisha Biggar; concept artist Dermot Power joined McCaig and Biggar in the design process of Attack of the Clones. Some of the costumes created by Biggar's staff did not appear in the final version of the films. Bria LaVorgna is a writer who doesn’t remember a time when she didn’t love Star Wars. Padmé begs Vader to escape Palpatine's grasp with her, but Vader insists that, together, they can overthrow Palpatine and rule the galaxy. Nothing in the wardrobe was without function. Later, she accompanied Amidala on a mission to Scipio where she was killed by a bounty hunter who was trying to stop them from discovering an embezzlement scandal. Padmé Amidala appears in eight chapters of the Star Wars: Clone Wars micro-series that aired on Cartoon Network from 2003 to 2005. Padmé Naberrie was elected Queen of Naboo on 1/1st 5199, at 14 years Standard. She went on to study music at a prestigious academy in Theed after Amidala’s term as queen came to an end. Out of Universe: Eirtaé was played by Friday “Liz” Wilson. "[16] Trisha Biggar reveals that originally there were only three costumes planned for Amidala in The Phantom Menace, but "[Lucas] decided that every time we saw [her] she was going to have a different costume. While in the Ewok village on the forest moon of Endor, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) asks if Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) remembers their real mother. She also really loves Alderaan, Doctor Aphra, and Inferno Squad. Yané also remained behind on Naboo at the queen’s instructions during Amidala’s desperate mission to Coruscant. She was also a high authority figure on the planet Naboo, serving a term as queen. James Berardinelli called her acting in The Phantom Menace "lackluster,"[56] while Annlee Ellingson of Box Office Magazine said "Portman's delivery is stiff and flat, perhaps hindered by the gorgeous but cumbersome costumes. [28] She demonstrates a devotion to the disadvantaged and deprived beings of the galaxy. She’d asked George Lucas, a close family friend, if she could observe the set and he offered her the chance to observe while also playing one of the handmaidens. She remarks, "[Lucas] wants to make sure I seem older than Anakin in Attack of the Clones, so it's believable that I can be bossing him around, and he's a little intimidated. She was the wife of Anakin Skywalker and mother of Luke and Leia Skywalker. Rising to galactic prominence after the Trade Federation invaded and occupied her homeworld of Naboo, she emerged as a leading member of the Galactic Senate during the Clone Wars. "[26], The Star Wars Databank describes her as "one of Naboo's best and brightest"[27] and "interested in public service". [46] In the final chapter, Padmé is briefly seen during General Grievous' assault on Coruscant. Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's, Author E.K. Sola chides her for ignoring her personal life: "What about Padmé Amidala? I think it will be good for young women to see a strong woman of action who is also smart and a leader. In a deleted scene, she introduces Anakin to her parents, Ruwee (Graeme Blundell) and Jobal Naberrie (Trisha Noble), and informs him of her charitable work with the Refugee Relief Movement, a galaxy-wide disaster relief and resettlement organization. The second version involved a father, his son, and his daughter; the daughter was the heroine of the film. Jamillia asked for Padmé Amidala to continue serving Naboo as its Senator. and known as Padmé Skywalker once her marriage to Anakin became public, was the younger daughter of Ruwee and Jobal Naberrie, and the … Portman's performances in The Professional (1994) and Beautiful Girls (1996) impressed Lucas. Ultimately, Cordé gave her life when a bomb meant for Amidala blew up their starship in an attempt to stop the senator from voting on the Military Creation Act. She took over as wardrobe mistress and built upon Rabé’s past work to ensure Amidala’s wardrobe was both appropriate for her new role as senator and offered physical protection. "[7] Padmé and Leia are also both skilled with a blaster, rarely missing a shot. She is not, however, an advocate of appeasement, as she is willing to use "aggressive negotiations" to preserve democracy. When it all happened for me, my cousins were exclaiming, 'Oh, my God, you're in Star Wars! Padmé Amidala has a breath play fetish but the Queen of Naboo can hardly be seen to indulge in such depravity. [63], In 2017, Rolling Stone magazine placed Padmé Amidala at the number 45 spot on their 50 Best Star Wars Characters of All Time list. She has appeared in seven episodes in the first season and third season, four episodes in the second season, nine episodes in the fourth season, and one episode in the fifth season. [47][27], In the novel, Cloak of Deception (2001) by James Luceno, King Veruna is forced to abdicate the throne following accusations of corruption. After Amidala’s term ended, Saché followed in the queen’s footsteps and entered the political arena. After leaving the throne, she became Naboo's senator. Out of Universe: Moteé was played by Kristy Wright and Ellé was played by Chantel Freer. "[4] Lucas is quoted as saying: The part that I never really developed is the death of Luke and Leia's mother. Padmé Amidala Naberrie is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, appearing in the prequel trilogy portrayed by Natalie Portman. All six women also created a code (verbal and non-verbal) so they could communicate unnoticed. "[29], Padmé relies on diplomacy to resolve disputes, often appearing as a pacifist. Natalie embodied all those traits and more. "[28] Film critics Dominique Mainon and James Ursini classify her as a "modern Amazon," a reference to the warrior women of ancient Greek mythology.[31]. Padmé Amidala "couldn't refuse the Queen", and returned to politics after a brief respite. Padme Amidala is a major figure in the history of the Star Wars universe. Because she's pregnant, I wanted a soft quality to be apparent in the fabrics that were used."[21]. TAGS: handmaidens, Padme Amidala (Star Wars), Queen's Shadow, TM & © Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved. The costumes went on display in the 2005 exhibit Dressing A Galaxy: The Costumes of Star Wars at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles. "[28] Her loyalty remains with the Republic until she suspects it no longer represents the democratic principles she espouses. Padmé grew up in an isolated mountain village where her parents instilled in their children high virtues like self-sacrifice and care for the socially weak. Portman had aged only three years between the two films. As Palpatine declares martial law by transforming the Republic into the Galactic Empire and declaring himself Emperor, Padmé remarks to Organa: "So this is how liberty dies—with thunderous applause." Her father, Ruwee Naberrie, was a friend of Senator Onaconda Farr, who represented the solar system of Rodia in the Senate of the Galactic Republic. During Padmé's reign as queen, and her time serving as a senator, she presented herself as an advocate for the Gungans, who were among the natives of Naboo, relations between the humans and Gungans were precarious at best and it was during the duress presented by the invasion of the Trade Federation that Padmé managed to unite the two groups against a common enemy. Obi-Wan informs Padmé that Anakin has fallen to the dark side of the Force and, as Palpatine's new Sith apprentice Darth Vader, killed everyone in the Jedi Temple, including children. You can follow her on Twitter @chaosbria. Anakin's fear of losing Padmé plays a part in driving him to the dark side of the Force and becoming Darth Vader. The Monarch of Naboo was chosen by the Naboo people in free and fair elections to be their Head of State. Todd McCarthy of Variety likewise lamented that "Lucas's shortcomings as a writer and director of intimate, one-on-one scenes" hampered Portman's performance. Padmé Amidala makes her third appearance on film in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, set three years after the events of Attack of the Clones. Lines like this one convey her knowledge and dedication to her work to maintain peace and civility within this order. [65] In 2019, Esquire magazine ranked her 28th on their 40 Greatest Star Wars Characters list. It’s likely you don’t know the names and faces of more than one or two of Padmé Amidala’s handmaidens…and that’s how they prefer it. Biggar remarks that the Peacock Gown had been one of her favorite designs and that much time and money had been invested in these particular costumes. "[48], Star Wars literature focuses on Padmé's career as ruling monarch of Naboo. Queens of Naboo included Padmé Amidala, who served two terms, the first of which included the Invasion of Naboo; Jamillia, who served shortly before the outbreak of the Clone Wars; Neeyutnee, who served during the war; Apailana, who served during the early days of the Galactic Empire, Dalné, who served around 3 BBY; and Sosha Soruna, who served around the time following the Battle of Endor. An extended scene of Return of the Jedi expands on the fate of Luke and Leia's (then-unnamed) mother. [15] Commenting on the disparities between the two trilogies, Carrie Fisher mused, "Harrison Ford wears the same outfit for three flicks, and I was complaining that I wear, like, six outfits. Out of Universe: Versé was played by Avril Wynne. According to The Phantom Menace production notes, "The role required a young woman who could be believable as the ruler of that planet, but at the same time be vulnerable and open." [51], Padmé's role in the Delegation of 2000—the senatorial resistance movement to Palpatine's growing absolutism—is discussed in James Luceno's Labyrinth of Evil (2005). She was nominated in 2006 for Revenge of the Sith, but lost to Isis Mussenden, costume designer for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005). Fortunately, she has a gaggle of loyal and discrete handmaidens who're only too happy to hold her down and satisfy her needs. Unlike other characters, whose personalities are divided and usually warring against one another, her dual nature works to her advantage." Sabé had a particularly close friendship with Padmé and was the only handmaiden to remain in Amidala’s service after she left the throne. Padmé Amidala makes her second film appearance in Attack of the Clones, which is set 10 years later. In Revenge of the Sith, for example, a multi-colored "Peacock Gown" and a "Green Cut Velvet Robe" worn by Padmé in scenes featuring the Delegation of 2000 were deleted during post-production. She is secluded on Coruscant and maintains a correspondence with Anakin while he is fighting in the Clone Wars. For their loyalty to and love for Amidala alone, they deserve some time in the spotlight. "[34] Her decision to quietly marry Anakin and secret discussions with other senators about Palpatine add to the character's duplicity. Her combat skills are explored further through the Star Wars universe. [54] In the final novel of the trilogy, The Swarm War, Luke and Leia see their mother's death and their own births. Left behind on Naboo, she helped protect the members of the Royal Security Forces at tremendous personal cost. In Attack of the Clones, however, her character had aged 10 years. Many of Padmé's costumes in The Phantom Menace were featured in the Japanese magazine High Fashion in 1999 and the Attack of the Clones costumes were in Vogue in 2002. Terry Brooks' The Phantom Menace (1999) includes a discussion between Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan in which the former describes the then-queen of Naboo as "something of an unknown" before the Trade Federation blockade. The Gungans agree to help and offer a diversion to lure the droid armies away from the palace. "[6] Paul McDonald notes that there are "inevitable comparisons" between the two characters: "both develop soft spots for rogue pilots, and both have a knack for slipping into and out of stilted British accents. Moteé and Ellé served Senator Amidala during the final days of both the Republic and her life. She served as the Queen of the planet Naboo, later represented her world as a Senator in the Republic Senate, was the secret bride of Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and the mother of his children Luke and Leia. After ceasing to be Queen, she kept using the name Padme, and … And keep doing ... all those things we can't talk about. [28] Paul F. McDonald of Space.com observes, "Amidala ... embod[ies] many of the dualities that inform Episode I—war and peace, queen and commoner, form and substance. Padmé then contacts Jabba just as the Hutt is about to execute Anakin and Ahsoka, and forces Ziro to confess his betrayal to Jabba. Moteé accompanied her to the Senate for Palpatine’s speech in which he declared himself Emperor. Also, in the movies, the Queen of Naboo that Anakin and Padme met in the second movie, and the Queen that walked in Padme's funeral procession in the third movie, are also different. RELATED: Star Wars: 10 People That Would Have Been Better For Padme Than Anakin In April 2014, most of the licensed Star Wars novels and comics produced since the originating 1977 film Star Wars were rebranded by Lucasfilm as Star Wars Legends and declared non-canon.[43][44][45]. [67] MovieHotties said: "Carrie was a looker in her day, but Portman is untouchable by either one of them. While physically healthy, Padmé is said to have "lost her will to live" after Vader's descent, and dies soon after delivering twins, Luke and Leia. [55], Reactions by critics to Portman's performances were mixed. She died on Batuu while investigating a Separatist factory on Mokivj, prompting Padmé to travel out to the distant planet to figure out what happened to her. Padmé returns to Naboo to fight for her planet's freedom, enlisting the aid of Jar Jar Binks (Ahmed Best) and his Gungan tribe and having her handmaiden Sabé (Keira Knightley) pose as her. 1 Summary 2 Powers and Stats 3 Gallery 4 Others Padme Amidala, born Padme Naberrie, was a human female politician and former Queen of Naboo. "You just don't know him as I do. In Terry Moore's comic "A Summer's Dream" printed in Star Wars Tales 5 (2000) and set a year before the events of The Phantom Menace, Padmé is the Princess of Theed, Naboo's capital city. She witnesses Anakin win the podrace at the Boonta Eve Classic that both aids her mission to Coruscant and secures his freedom. [22] Ultimately, the Peacock Gown would be used only for the film's theatrical poster. Their bravery is even more impressive once their youth is taken into account; the youngest handmaiden was all of twelve years old at the start. "[62] The only handmaiden to have lines as herself in The Phantom Menace, Rabé accompanied her queen off of Naboo on the mission to Coruscant. After she left Amidala’s service, she pursued her love of art and science. By Thomas Bacon Jun 21, 2020 The latest Star Wars tie-in has revealed how Padmé Amidala almost ruined Palpatine's plans. The only handmaiden to have lines as herself in The Phantom Menace, Rabé accompanied her queen off of Naboo on the mission to Coruscant. She is described in Brooks' The Phantom Menace novelization as a "chameleon of sorts, masking herself to the world at large and finding companionship almost exclusively with a cadre of handmaidens who were always with her. She finds Anakin strange but quite charming. Padmé Naberrie of Naboo from the Filo Universe (publicly known by her regal name, Padmé Amidala), and also known as Her Royal Highness, Queen Amidala of Naboo from 1400 N.E. After much debate (and increasing fic length) I have decided to post it as a multi-chapter fic instead of a one shot. She attempts to deal directly with Federation Viceroy Nute Gunray (Silas Carson), who attempts to force her to sign a treaty which would legitimize the Trade Federation's occupation of Naboo. The Phantasmal Malevalence Edit. Padmé appears in the micro-series Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, again voiced by Catherine Taber. In Cloak of Deception, she is described as having "a slight figure and a lovely, feminine face. "[52], Padmé appears in novels and comics set after the events of the original trilogy as holograms and flashbacks. "[17] Lucas explains, "Someone of that stature would automatically be changing their costumes to fit the occasion. When Padmé accepted the Senate seat, he immediately recommended Dormé as a potential new handmaiden. "[2] In an interview, Lucas answered a question about the development of characters like Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke, and Leia; their mother was not a factor: The first [version] talked about a princess and an old general. [23] Trisha Biggar won a Saturn Award for Best Costumes in 2000 for The Phantom Menace and in 2003 for Attack of the Clones. She admits to him, "Naboo can scarcely afford to become embroiled in a dispute that pits the Republic against the Trade Federation. A celebration is held to announce the unity between Naboo and the Gungans. While Anakin (voiced by Matt Lanter) and his Padawan Ahsoka Tano (voiced by Ashley Eckstein) search for Jabba the Hutt's son Rotta, Padmé meets Jabba's uncle Ziro the Hutt (voiced by Corey Burton) at his palace on Coruscant to convince him to side with the Jedi. Out of Universe: Cordé was played by Veronica Segura. [8] They chose 16-year-old actress Natalie Portman to play the role. Spoiler warning: This story contains minor details and plot points from the book Star Wars: Queen’s Shadow. She was an extremely talented slicer who used her talents in Amidala’s service in more ways than one. I had a backstory for her in earlier drafts, but it basically didn't survive. Set after The Phantom Menace, the novel follows Padmé Naberrie as she steps down as the Queen of Naboo to become the Senator of her homeworld in the Galactic Senate.. A prequel novel called Queen's Peril was released in 2020. Return of the Jedi, the final film in the original trilogy, alludes to the character. Out of Universe: Saché was played by Sofia Coppola. The velvet robe was ultimately re-used for a short scene filmed during pick-up photography, thus appearing in the film, and features on the DVD cover art. to 1408 N.E., Her Excellency, Senator Padmé Amidala of Naboo from 1408 N.E. He'll take our concerns to heart. After Padmé's body is altered to appear still pregnant and given an elaborate funeral ceremony on Naboo, on Yoda's command, her twins are separated to be hidden from the Empire: Leia is adopted by Organa and his wife on Alderaan to be raised as a princess, while Obi-Wan brings Luke to Tatooine, where the boy is to be raised by Vader's stepbrother Owen Lars (Joel Edgerton) and his wife Beru (Bonnie Piesse) and he exiles himself there to watch over the boy and train him when the time is right. Johnston's Queen's Peril - Exclusive", https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/queens-peril-preview-ek-johnston-new-star-wars-book, "Padmé is on a mission to Batuu in upcoming Star Wars book, 'Thrawn: Alliances, "Disney and Random House announce relaunch of, Amazon.com: The Swarm War (Star Wars: Dark Nest, Book 3): Troy Denning: Books, "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace", "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones", "May the Force Be Over; The end of the beginning: Lucas's adolescent space opera concludes in a CGI Sith Storm", "50 Best 'Star Wars' Characters of All Time, 25. Her talents at reading body language and lips were equally useful to the queen over the years. After they receive a message from Obi-Wan on the planet Geonosis, Padmé and Anakin rush to his aid, only to be captured themselves and condemned to death in a Geonosian coliseum by Separatist leader and Sith Lord Count Dooku (Christopher Lee). Now holding office as Senator following her term as queen, she represents Naboo in the Galactic Senate and leads a faction opposed to the Military Creation Act that would create an army of clones for the Republic, which has been threatened by a growing Separatist movement. "[6], An extensive wardrobe was designed for Padmé Amidala by Lucasfilm concept artists and costume designers. Johnston’s 6 Favorite Padmé Moments, Exploring Two Clone Wars-Era Fan Favorites in IDW’s. She looks at him as a little boy – at least for the first half of the film. Padmé is elected Queen of Naboo and contacts Palpatine to inform him that Veruna has been mysteriously killed. As she arrives on Coruscant to cast her vote, assassins hired by the Separatists an unsuccessful attempt on her life. Padmé Amidala Naberrie, commonly known as Padmé Amidala, was a human female politician who became a leading voice for peace and diplomacy during the final years of the Galactic Republic. She secretly marries Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker then later gives birth to twins Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa. "[18] Trisha Biggar notes that Lucas wanted her to appear "sexy, gorgeous, and young in skimpy clothes. She perfected Amidala’s voice to the point that even a voice identifier couldn’t tell the difference. Naboo was an elective monarchy. 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'"[9] She told a CNN interviewer, "I really wasn't aware of how big a deal Star Wars was ... and when I saw the films, I really liked them, but I still didn't really understand how many ... were passionate fans of this film. Padmé escapes from Naboo with the help of Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam Neeson) and his Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor), but they are forced to land on the desert planet of Tatooine after the ship's hyperdrive generator malfunctions. Like Leia Organa, one of the inspirations for Padmé was the Flash Gordon character Dale Arden. Despite Captain Typho's (voiced by James C. Mathis) protest, she accompanies Yoda and helps rescue Jedi Master Luminara Unduli (voiced by Cree Summer) and Padawan Barriss Offee (voiced by Tatyana Yassukovich). After being discovered, Dooku suggests Ziro collect the bounty placed on her head. Johnston, a prequel to her novel Queen's Shadow.It was released on June 2, 2020. "[37] Matthew Stover's Revenge of the Sith (2005) elaborates upon Padmé's role in the formation of the Rebel Alliance. Arriving on Coruscant, Padmé consults with Senator Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid), who encourages her to appeal to the Senate to resolve Naboo's dispute with the Trade Federation. The Queen of Naboo is no Padme. In the novelization of Revenge of the Sith, Padmé advises Senator Bail Organa and Mon Mothma, the founders of what will become the Rebel Alliance, to "Be good little Senators. [42] In the limited Marvel comic series Princess Leia, Leia briefly sees a vision of Queen Amidala while visiting Naboo. "[19] Portman laughs, "I got over the hump of 18 so I'm allowed to show tummy now, I guess",[20] so during the battle of Geonosis the bottom part of her top is ripped off revealing her midriff. In this hologram, Luke and Leia hear their mother's name for the first time. "[25] Brooks writes that she is "young, beautiful, and serene. 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