Lucas Hedges is the son of the director Peter Hedges.

Lucas Hedges and Kathryn Newton co-starred the year before in Lady Bird (2017) and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), marking this movie their third collaboration.

Prior to commencing this shoot, Lucas Hedges and Kathryn Newton spent the Thanksgiving holiday as guests at Julia Roberts' home where Julia entertained 22 guests around the dinner table.

The film's premiere was at TIFF in Toronto, Canada in September 2018.

Lucas Hedges is one of two actors in 2018 playing drug addicted children. The other is Timothée Chalamet in Beautiful Boy (2018). Hedges and Chalamet appeared together in Lady Bird (2017) the previous year.