Fourth collaboration between Jaume Collet-Serra and Liam Neeson after Unknown (2011), Non-Stop (2014) and Run All Night (2015).
Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson previously collaborated on two movies, The Conjuring (2013) and The Conjuring 2 (2016).
Liam Neeson and Sam Neill are both Irish actors and were both contenders for the role of James Bond in GoldenEye (1995), which eventually went to fellow Irish actor Pierce Brosnan. Neill was also considered for Bond in The Living Daylights (1987). Additionally, both actors starred in a Steven Spielberg film in 1993 (Schindler's List (1993) and Jurassic Park (1993)).
Reunites Liam Neeson and Patrick Wilson, who both starred together in The A-Team (2010).