The movie poster showing 'Ryan Reynolds (I)' carrying Samuel L. Jackson is a spoof of the poster for the The Bodyguard (1992) where Kevin Costner is carrying Whitney Houston. Even the tag-lines are the same (albeit with pronoun changes).
A video of its filming in Amsterdam turned up on social media networks showing a car chase. A Porsche Cayenne is shown crashing into a Smart and pushing it in the water. The video went viral and the story changed to it being a stolen car in a real chase.
Reunites Samuel L. Jackson and Gary Oldman for the third time. They previously appeared in True Romance (1993) and RoboCop (2014).
During the trailer the song from the movie The Bodyguard (1992) plays in the background. The movie poster from both films share similarities.
This will be the second collaboration between Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds after Turbo (2013).
Reunites Salma Hayek and Joaquim de Almeida, who previously starred together in Desperado (1995).
This will be the second collaboration between Ryan Reynolds and Gary Oldman after Criminal (2016).
Ryan Reynolds, Elodie Yung, Samuel L. Jackson, Richard E. Grant and Gary Oldman have all played comic book characters. Reynolds played Hal Jordan/Green Lantern in Green Lantern (2011), and Wade Wilson/Deadpool in Deadpool (2016), Yung played Elektra Natchios in Netflix's Daredevil (2015), Jackson played Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Grant played Dr. Zander Rice in Logan (2017), and Oldman played Detective (later Commissioner) James Gordon in The Dark Knight (2008) Trilogy.
Jeff Wadlow was going to direct the movie, but left to finish True Memoirs of an International Assassin (2016).
In Deadpool (2016), Wade Wilson/Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) talks about Samuel L. Jackson and his role of Nick Fury. A little over a year later, the two actors appear in this film together.