Both mom and daughter relationship actresses share the same birthday. For instance, Michelle Trachtenberg and Joan Cusack share the same birthday, October 11, but not the same year. Hayden Panettiere and Kim Cattrall share the same birthday, August 21, but not the same year.
Although not a huge hit at the cinema the DVD/Blu-ray of this film sells extremely well at ice rinks all around the world. It has also become a perennial favorite of Christmas TV due to its winter based themes.
The name "Tina Hardwood" is a reference to Tonya Harding. In the movie, Tina tried to cheat her way to the top by injuring another skater, in the same way Tonya was accused of being involved in the attack on Nancy Kerrigan, a skating competitor.
Zoe Bloch's music for her long program is Britney Spear's, "Toxic". Nikki Fletcher's music for her short program is "Galop Infernal (Can-can)" by Jacques Offenbach. Gen Harwood's music for her short program is "Storm" by Antonio Vivaldi.
In one of the first scenes of the movie, Casey is believed to be spying on other figure skaters. In order to prove to Tina and Teddy that she is not, she says that she has a notebook and after Teddy looks though it, he jokingly says that it is spy code. 9 years earlier before this movie came out, Michelle Trachtenberg starred in "Harriet the Spy" (1996). In that movie, she spies on other people and writes down things about them in a notebook.