Writer, producer and director Sam Raimi has a small part in the movie as the nervous Sintarian official who shot and killed by Kyla's robot at the beginning of the movie. The same year Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), a hit fantasy TV show which Sam Rami was the series' creator and executive producer premiered for the first time on television. The series took place in mythological ancient Greece and starred Lucy Lawless as the title protagonist. In the movie, Ladera is a Sintarian warrior princess.
I remember the day my father died. The last glimmer of life flickering in his tired eyes. As the enemy attack craft thundered overhead. Then I became the ruler and the people looked to me and the power of the sacred crystal to lead them to victory ...