The entire movie was shot in a week.

The film was not screened in advance for critics.

The narrator introduces Xerxes as looking like the fat guy from Borat, he's played by Ken Davitian who played the fat guy in Borat.

The film led Sean McGuire to be cast as the title character of the short-lived fantasy comedy series "Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire", which was discontinued after 1 season due to it's mixed reviews.

As of 2019, this is one of three movies both written and directed by both Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, not to have the word "Movie" in the title. The others are Vampires Suck and The Starving Games.

WILHELM SCREAM: Persian warrior falling off a cliff.