Actor Alfonso Freeman is the son of actor Morgan Freeman. In this film he plays the role his father played in The Shawshank Redemption (1994).

Alfonso Freeman himself was featured in two ways in The Shawshank Redemption (1994), the movie that this film references: (1) as an inmate shouting "Fresh fish!" and (2) appearing in the prision mug shot photos of Morgan Freeman's character on the parole paperwork.

Included as a special feature on the bluray release of The Shawshank Redemption (1994).