Although the film was screened at film festivals in 2017 (and subsequently acquired for distribution), it was rumored to have been held for release until 2018 in order to give Glenn Close a better shot at an Oscar nomination.
Christian Slater and Glenn Close were seen filming at Glasgow Kelvin College Springburn Campus
When the film was originally announced, Frances McDormand, Logan Lerman, and Brit Marling were part of the cast. When production finally began, though, all three had dropped out and were replaced by Elizabeth McGovern, Max Irons, and Annie Starke, respectively.
Close and Pryce rehearsed around a table for a week before shooting began on the film.
Close approached Gary Oldman to play Joe Castleman but he was unavailable for the role.
Premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, after which it was acquired by Sony Pictures Classics for distribution.