Olivia Wilde said that The Breakfast Club, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Dazed and Confused, and Clueless were the inspiration for this film.

Directorial debut of Olivia Wilde.

Beanie Feldstein initially read the script for another role that was eventually written out. When Olivia Wilde was brought on to direct, she wanted Beanie for the lead role of Molly.

Legendary DJ/producer Dan the Automator (Gorillaz, Handsome Boy Modelling School, Deltron 3030, Kool Keith, Got a Girl, Crudo) composed the score.

The script was written back in 2009.

The movie premiered at SXSW on Olivia Wilde's 35th birthday.

Jacob Elordi auditioned for the role of Jared but casting chose Skyler Gisondo

Eline Powell auditioned for the role of "Triple A"

Caylee Cowan auditioned for the role of "Triple A"