Originally titled "Scarecrow," the script was featured in the 2014 Blood List, which lists the year's unproduced most-liked dark screenplays.

The film was dropped from a theatrical release and the directing credit changed from Dennis Iliadis who did Last House on the Left to a Quinn Lasher who has zero other credits to his name.

Screen Gems initially had distribution rights to the film, but dropped the film and was later acquired by Vertical Entertainment.

The hotel they were staying at in production, was abandoned at the beginning. A crew member was the only person in the hotel for the first weekend.