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. Even after Padmé steps down as queen of Naboo, it's established that she's remained busy as a senator amidst an era of turbulence in the Republic. [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). "[7] Padmé and Leia are also both skilled with a blaster, rarely missing a shot. Padmé Amidala (voiced by Catherine Taber) makes her fourth film appearance in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Still, Padmé is confident Palpatine will relinquish his power when the crisis is over: "He's not stubborn," she tells Bail Organa. "[58] Ed Halter of The Village Voice, reviewing Revenge of the Sith, said that "computer-generated characters like wheezing cyborg baddie General Grievous and blippeting fireplug R2-D2" "emot[ed] more convincingly than either Natalie Portman or Hayden Christensen. She also accompanied Amidala to Coruscant, helping to maintain the decoy illusion even while the ship was on Tatooine. [47][27], In the novel, Cloak of Deception (2001) by James Luceno, King Veruna is forced to abdicate the throne following accusations of corruption. She is secluded on Coruscant and maintains a correspondence with Anakin while he is fighting in the Clone Wars. 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. Padmé Amidala declined the honor. When Padmé accepted the Senate seat, he immediately recommended Dormé as a potential new handmaiden. [49] The Queen's Amulet (1999) by Julianne Balmain narrates the close friendship between Padmé and her handmaiden Sabé immediately before the events of The Phantom Menace. 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. 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. Yané also remained behind on Naboo at the queen’s instructions during Amidala’s desperate mission to Coruscant. Spoiler warning: This story contains minor details and plot points from the book Star Wars: Queen’s Shadow. In Attack of the Clones, however, her character had aged 10 years. 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. After Ziro forcibly removes Padmé, she escapes and eavesdrops on his communication with Count Dooku and the Separatists about an elaborate scheme to kill Rotta, frame the Jedi for his murder and force Jabba to attempt revenge, leaving Ziro as the Hutts' ruler. You can follow her on Twitter @chaosbria. 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. A human female of the Naberrie family, the woman best remembered as Amidala was born Padmé Naberrie on the bountiful planet of Naboo in 46 BBY. She looks at him as a little boy – at least for the first half of the film. Padmé detects changes in Anakin after he begins having prophetic visions of her dying in childbirth. 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. 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]. "[10] Portman was, however, enthusiastic over being cast as the queen of Naboo, a character she expected to become a role model: "It was wonderful playing a young queen with so much power. 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. She said, "My cousins had always been obsessed with the films, yet I hadn't even seen them before I got the part. By Thomas Bacon Jun 21, 2020 The latest Star Wars tie-in has revealed how Padmé Amidala almost ruined Palpatine's plans. The Naboo handmaidens hold a unique place in Star Wars lore as bodyguards, wardrobe attendants, and political aides. "[34] Her decision to quietly marry Anakin and secret discussions with other senators about Palpatine add to the character's duplicity. 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. 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). [68][69][70], Fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, Adopted mother of Leia Organa, as established in. 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 often volunteered her time to help Naboo’s orphans, devoting even more of her time after leaving Amidala’s service. After the Battle of Geonosis, Anakin escorted Padmé Amidala back to Naboo. She is introduced as the recently elected 14-year-old queen of Naboo, dedicated to ending the planet's occupation by the Trade Federation. Completely loyal to the young queen and future senator, many of her handmaidens even took new names once they entered Padmé’s service as a way to honor her. The second version involved a father, his son, and his daughter; the daughter was the heroine of the film. Unlike other characters, whose personalities are divided and usually warring against one another, her dual nature works to her advantage." Queen's Shadow is a Star Wars Expanded Universe young adult novel written by E. K. Johnston (Ahsoka, "By Whatever Sun").It was released on March 5, 2019. Despite the title being "Queen", there are actually elected and serve as queen for only 2 terms (4 years). Knightley played the role of Sabé, an important handmaiden and body double of Queen Padmé Amidala of Naboo (played by Natalie Portman) in … [50] Erik Tiemens's short comic "The Artist of Naboo" follows a young, unnamed artist on Naboo who becomes captivated by Padmé's beauty, features her in a series of paintings and later risks his life to save her. [14], The costumes of the prequel trilogy are purposefully more elaborate than those of the original trilogy. She and Palpatine discuss the events that lead to the Trade Federation blockade of Naboo. 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. Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi and Padawan Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) are assigned to protect Padmé. Some of the costumes created by Biggar's staff did not appear in the final version of the films. She entered Amidala’s service sometime after she joined the Senate as she and Padmé mourned the death of Cordé together after the bombing but left it prior to the end of the Clone Wars. An extended scene of Return of the Jedi expands on the fate of Luke and Leia's (then-unnamed) mother. She secretly marries Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker then later gives birth to twins Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa. [65] In 2019, Esquire magazine ranked her 28th on their 40 Greatest Star Wars Characters list. Moteé accompanied her to the Senate for Palpatine’s speech in which he declared himself Emperor. This presumably means she campaigned for office. Padmé's background prior to her appearance in the prequel films is revealed in Star Wars novels and comics. 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. 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. 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. "[6] According to Natalie Portman, "It definitely did come into play how strong and smart a character Carrie Fisher portrayed, because I think that a lot of that is passed on from parent to child. [66] In Ranker.com's list of the "hottest Star Wars characters", she ranked number one. Please upgrade your browser to experience the site. RELATED: Star Wars: 10 People That Would Have Been Better For Padme Than Anakin 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. "[9], Portman was unfamiliar with Star Wars at the time of her casting. The Delegation of 2000 is primarily concerned with Palpatine's calls for public surveillance and restrictions on freedom of movement and action. "[9], In The Phantom Menace, Portman had to portray a character younger than herself. Although Saché was the youngest among the original handmaidens, her bravery was never once called into question. It was clear that she took her responsibilities with the utmost seriousness. For Revenge of the Sith, Biggar says, "We knew that Padmé was going to be pregnant through the whole film, and nobody in the outside world could know that. She was the love interest and wife of Anakin Skywalker. In another deleted scene, Padmé is seen as a dissenter in Palpatine's government and an early constituting member of the Alliance to Restore the Republic, joined by senators Bail Organa (Jimmy Smits) and Mon Mothma (Genevieve O'Reilly). When Lucas drafted the script for The Phantom Menace, he envisioned a "link between Padmé and Princess Leia, the daughter who follows so closely in her footsteps. Fortunately, she has a gaggle of loyal and discrete handmaidens who're only too happy to hold her down and satisfy her needs. The current queen of Naboo, Kylantha gives the Clone Relics quest To the Queen's Aid . Updated August 15, 2018 Born Padmé Naberrie, Padmé Amidala served as the Queen—and later, Senator—of the planet of Naboo. 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. Padmé Amidala is a character from Star Wars and a rollable waifu in Mudae. TAGS: handmaidens, Padme Amidala (Star Wars), Queen's Shadow, TM & © Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Lines like this one convey her knowledge and dedication to her work to maintain peace and civility within this order. Padmé Amidala "couldn't refuse the Queen", and returned to politics after a brief respite. In addition to being one of three primary characters in the prequel trilogy, Padmé has also appeared in other Star Wars media such as The Clone Wars. Padmé Amidala Naberrie is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, appearing in the prequel trilogy portrayed by Natalie Portman. Queen Amidala's Decoy was an NPC, one of Queen Padme Amidala's handmaidens, who regularly disguised herself as the Queen to protect her.. Padmé's travel gown in Attack of the Clones is based on 17th-century Russian fashion photographed on Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna at the Romanov Anniversary Ball in 1903. Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's, Author E.K. Stover narrates Darth Vader's reaction to the death of his wife: Vader thinks to himself, "You killed her because, finally, when you could have saved her, when you could have gone away with her, when you could have been thinking about her, you were thinking about yourself. First indirectly mentioned in Return of the Jedi, she is introduced in The Phantom Menace as the teenage Queen of Naboo, and after her reign, becomes a senator and an anti-war spokesperson in the Galactic Senate. 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. It is set soon before and during The Phantom Menace.[41]. 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. Despite mixed reaction to the character's portrayal, the role helped Natalie Portman gain international recognition. In Attack of the Clones, Lucas wanted Padmé's wardrobe to mirror the romantic elements of the film. I think it will be good for young women to see a strong woman of action who is also smart and a leader. "[15], Aesthetics aside, the wardrobe was designed to reflect key plot developments. 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. Now the daughter has become Luke, Mark Hamill's character.[3]. [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. After being discovered, Dooku suggests Ziro collect the bounty placed on her head. 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. The Gungans agree to help and offer a diversion to lure the droid armies away from the palace. As she arrives on Coruscant to cast her vote, assassins hired by the Separatists an unsuccessful attempt on her life. After ceasing to be Queen, she kept using the name Padme, and … Return of the Jedi, the final film in the original trilogy, alludes to the character. ", Portman's performances as Padme Amidala in the prequel trilogy were nominated for three Saturn Awards. They declare their love to each other, just before they are saved at the last minute by Jedi Masters Mace Windu (Samuel L. Jackson) and Yoda (Frank Oz) leading an army of Jedi and clone troopers, thus marking the beginning of the Clone Wars. Queen Kylantha was the successor to Apailana, formally styled Her Royal Highness, Queen Kylantha of Naboo, and installed as a puppet ruler after her predecessor was killed on the orders of the Empire for allegedly harbouring Jedi survivors of Order 66. [23] Trisha Biggar won a Saturn Award for Best Costumes in 2000 for The Phantom Menace and in 2003 for Attack of the Clones. It is more like our Earthly Presidents instead of our Earthly Queens. "[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. 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. Padmé and Sabé worked together to develop a voice for Amidala to help add another layer to the deception begun by their resemblance and the elaborate dresses and traditional make-up. Padmé also appeared in console games based on the Star Wars franchise and made prominent appearances in the ones based on the Clone Wars timeline and often appearing as a playable character. Padme Amidala, R2-D2, and Anakin arrived on Naboo to investigate the stolen Peace Moon plans, where they were greeted by the current queen, Queen Jamillia and Sio Bibble. She finds Anakin strange but quite charming. [28] She demonstrates a devotion to the disadvantaged and deprived beings of the galaxy. Eventually, Palpatine - who is secretly the Sith lord Darth Sidious - plays on Anakin's fears by saying that the dark side of the Force holds the power to save Padmé, which ultimately leads to Anakin becoming Palpatine's apprentice, Darth Vader. In Cloak of Deception, she is described as having "a slight figure and a lovely, feminine face. 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. Johnston, a prequel to her novel Queen's Shadow.It was released on June 2, 2020. 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). See more ideas about padme amidala, star wars padme, padme. 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. [8] They chose 16-year-old actress Natalie Portman to play the role. She walks through a doorway and there's another outfit. 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." 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. Out of Universe: Versé was played by Avril Wynne. She witnesses Anakin win the podrace at the Boonta Eve Classic that both aids her mission to Coruscant and secures his freedom. and known as Padmé Skywalker once her marriage to Anakin became public, was the younger daughter of Ruwee and Jobal Naberrie, and the … The Queen of Naboo is no Padme. It earned her their loyalty forever. The only handmaiden to have lines as herself in The Phantom Menace, Rabé accompanied her queen off of Naboo on the mission to Coruscant. Afterwards, Padmé and Anakin are married in a secret ceremony on Naboo, with R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) and C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) as witnesses. 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. Padmé Amidala makes her first film appearance in The Phantom Menace. Lago is the son of an advisor to King Veruna, the reigning monarch of Naboo. Meanwhile, Padmé watches with increasing suspicion as Palpatine uses the Clone Wars as an excuse to take near-total control of the Senate and judiciary. Padmé Amidala is depicted in Star Wars fiction as beautiful and graceful. This tag belongs to the Additional Tags Category. Out of Universe: Teckla was voiced by Ashley Moynihan. [46] In the final chapter, Padmé is briefly seen during General Grievous' assault on Coruscant. In Troy Denning's The Joiner King (2005), the first book in the Dark Nest trilogy, set 35 years after the events of A New Hope, Luke Skywalker discovers a hologram recorded by R2-D2 of Anakin Skywalker informing Padmé of his vision of her death in childbirth. 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In another chapter, she is thrilled by Anakin's graduation to Jedi Knight, and stores his Padawan braid with the necklace he gave her in The Phantom Menace. With bright blond hair, Eirtaé was the easiest to distinguish from her fellow royal handmaidens especially during the rare occasion when they appeared without their hoods. May 21, 2020 - Explore 's board "Padme amidala costume" on Pinterest. [9] He stated, "I was looking for someone who was young, strong, along the lines of Leia. The first of Amidala’s handmaidens to not take a name ending in é, Teckla Minnau was first properly introduced in The Clone Wars although she appeared as an attendant at the Lake House in a blink-and-you-miss-it moment in Attack of the Clones. 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. Their outfits were always chosen to complement Amidala’s, often with hoods to obscure their faces. [67] MovieHotties said: "Carrie was a looker in her day, but Portman is untouchable by either one of them. Anakin returns with Shmi's body and confesses to Padmé that he has slaughtered the entire Tusken tribe out of revenge. 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. Sola chides her for ignoring her personal life: "What about Padmé Amidala? He'll take our concerns to heart. Padmé begs Vader to escape Palpatine's grasp with her, but Vader insists that, together, they can overthrow Palpatine and rule the galaxy. She was the younger daughter of Ruwee and Jobal Naberrie and the sister of Sola Naberrie. Out of Universe: Sabé was played by Keira Knightley and was such a close physical match for Natalie Portman that even the actresses’ mothers couldn’t tell them apart when dressed as Queen Amidala. [13] Many costumes were inspired by the historical royal fashions of different cultures. She was remarkably solemn for one so young. However, they are all trained in self-defense and remain vigilant against any threats to their sovereign. Padmé Naberrie was elected Queen of Naboo on 1/1st 5199, at 14 years Standard. She took the public name of Amidala. 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. Out of Universe: Yané was played by Candice Orwell. In the Attack of the Clones novelization, Padmé's sister Sola Naberrie tells her, "You're so tied up in your responsibilities that you don't give any weight to your desires. Nothing in the wardrobe was without function. [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. 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. It's like the Liberace of sci-fi changing of clothes. Natalie embodied all those traits and more. "[37] Matthew Stover's Revenge of the Sith (2005) elaborates upon Padmé's role in the formation of the Rebel Alliance. Padmé Amidala makes her third film appearance in Revenge of the Sith, which is set three years after the beginning of the Clone Wars. Padmé meets Clovis in a Senate orientation group, Captain Typho takes over for his uncle Captain Panaka as Padmé's bodyguard, and Amidala's relationship with Bail Organa and Palpatine is explored. Padmé is troubled by what Anakin has done, but nevertheless comforts him. 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. George Lucas, Rick McCallum, and casting director Robin Gurland auditioned over 200 actresses for the part of Padmé Amidala. 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. Out of Universe: Eirtaé was played by Friday “Liz” Wilson. 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. The young-adult novel Star Wars Episode I Journal: Amidala (1999) by Jude Watson focuses on Padmé Amidala's early career and narrow escape from the Trade Federation. 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. All six women also created a code (verbal and non-verbal) so they could communicate unnoticed. She met and secretly married the Jedi Anakin Skywalker and had two children, Luke and Leia. 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. Eirtaé fought in the Battle of Naboo alongside Sabé, Rabé, and Padmé herself. "[25] Brooks writes that she is "young, beautiful, and serene. 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. For their loyalty to and love for Amidala alone, they deserve some time in the spotlight. Her talents at reading body language and lips were equally useful to the queen over the years. When Obi-Wan emerges from her ship, Vader accuses Padmé of betrayal and uses the Force to choke her into unconsciousness. As a ruler and politician, Padmé is distrustful of bureaucracy, opposed to corruption, and a firm believer in democracy and the rule of law. Once in the palace, Padmé's forces storm the palace and capture Gunray, ending the trade blockade of Naboo once and for all. In either Ep 2 or 3, then-Senator Amidala explains to Anakin that she's one of the youngest people to be elected Queen. "[17] Lucas explains, "Someone of that stature would automatically be changing their costumes to fit the occasion. Padmé Amidala Naberrie is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, appearing in the prequel trilogy portrayed by Natalie Portman. 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