Third collaboration between Nicole Kidman and Hugo Weaving, following Happy Feet, rompiendo el hielo (2006) and Bangkok Hilton (1989). This will be the first time in 26 years that they share scenes together.
Feature film debut of director Kim Farrant.
Guy Pearce was originally cast in the lead role but dropped out to star in 'Black Mass' (2015). Joseph Fiennes was cast as a replacement.