'The Infiltrator' trivia and fun facts
Based on... The film was made and released about seven years after its source autobiographical book "The Infiltrator: My Secret Life Inside the Dirty Banks Behind Pablo Escobar's Medellin Cartel" by Robert Mazur had been first published in 2009.
The Late Show During an episode of 'The Late Show' host Stephen Colbert asked star Bryan Cranston if he thinks he'll get into heaven. Cranston answered "not after what I did in Tampa" referencing unspecified circumstances during the shooting of this film in that city.
'Breaking Bad' In 'Breaking Bad', Hank and Walt Jr. both mention a book written by the real Mazur, who Bryan Cranston is playing in this movie.
It's about a tall At 5'11" tall, star Bryan Cranston is considerably taller than the real-life Robert Mazur, the character he portrays in this film.
Cranston as Robert Mazur "Ultimately, actor Bryan Cranston, who portrays Robert Mazur, pointed out, "My job was not to do an impersonation of Bob Mazur. My job was to capture his sensibility and point of view, then fill in the blanks with imagination and research."
John Leguizamo Actor John Leguizamo previously co-starred as the mobster Benny Blanco in Brian De Palma's gangster movie Atrapado por su pasado (1993), a picture whose story-line also involved drug trafficking.