Writer and Director David Hare has told some associates that if this movie works, he might bring Bill Nighy's character Johnny Worricker back, as part of a trilogy of television movies.

Television ratings: On its British premiere on television on BBC2, on August 28, 2011, it managed an impressive 3.56 million (15.7 percent) of audience between 9 p.m. and 10.45 p.m.

Bill Nighy, Rachel Weisz, and Ralph Fiennes appeared in The Constant Gardener (2005).

Saskia Reeves and Alice Krige have played Lady Jessica Atreides for television. Reeves portrayed her in the mini-series Dune (2000), though Krige had been the first choice. Krige played Lady Jessica in the mini-series Children of Dune (2003), when pregnancy prevented Reeves from reprising the role.

Tom Hughes (Ralph Wilson), Felicity Jones (Julianne Worricker) and Ralph Fiennes (Alec Beasley) appeared in Cemetery Junction (2010).

Bill Nighy and Tom Hughes appeared in About Time (2013).

Bill Nighy, Ralph Fiennes, and Sir Michael Gambon appeared in the Harry Potter film franchise.