Director Uwe Boll began work on the film in 2010 and did a lot of research into the 2007/08 financial crisis. Around this time, he spoke with victims and people affected by the crisis, and also started talking to a professor in the bailout commission in Germany.

John Heard and Dominic Purcell both starred in Prison Break (2005)

Dominic Purcell and Tyron Leitso have both portrayed the brother of a character played by Wentworth Miller, Purcell in Prison Break (2005) and Leitso in Dinotopia (2002).

Dominic Percell & Erin Karpluk both starred in "Suddenly" (2013).