The original actor to play the lead of Captain ReTard quit the project after principal photography was finished. The new Captain ReTard's parts were shot almost two years later. There was never a time when the cast was actually all together.
Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Entertainment was approached at a Horror and Tattoo convention in Nashville by director Tony Trombo. Mr. Kaufman was given a Hick Trek 2 pitch package and picked up the film for distribution on the spot.