The finance convention scene was filmed at the Hynes Convention Center, which is half a mile from Copley Square where Jeff Bridges was nearly killed in real life during the bomb truck explosion scene of Blown Away (1994).
According to Jeff Bridges on a reddit AMA discussion, he enjoyed making the movie with the cast and crew but attributed the film's failure due to studio interference. Bridges said "the suits just cut it against the grain, and I thought, screwed it up". He described the film as 'underwhelming'.
This movie has been compared to Men in Black (1997) when it came to secret government agencies involving otherworldly beings. Jeff Bridges is playing the same kind of character that his good friend and Blown Away (1994) costar Tommy Lee Jones played in Men In Black.
In the United States and some other countries, this film was released on the same day as RED 2 (2013), the sequel to RED (2010), which was directed by director Robert Schwentke. It also starring Mary-Louise Parker. In addition, it was released two days after Turbo (2013), an animated film also starring Ryan Reynolds.
Jeff Bridges and Stephanie Szostak, who play likable characters in this movie, played villainous characters in Marvel's Iron Man movies which are also comic book based. Bridges played Obadiah Stane in Iron Man (2008) and Szostak played Ellen Brandt in Iron Man 3 (2013).
Nick is branded with the RIPD badge number 265315. It's interesting to note that amidst the other mentioned Prime numbers that are found in the film, this one isn't special at all comparatively. It's not part of the Fibonacci sequence, or any of the common, popular formulas, it's neither a Perfect number, nor even a Regular number.