Jeremy Piven and Will Ferrell 's second movie together. They previously worked together in the film Old School (2003) wherein Ferrell played one of the main character while Piven played the main antagonist. Ironically, while Ferrell's character was shown to have died in this film, in Old School Piven's character died in the end.
The Trans Am at Selleck Motors most likely wasn't used in the making of Smokey and the Bandit. The most telling sign of this is that the interior is golden brown, and not dark blue which was the color of the interior in the original Bandit car.
Nine actors in this film have played a major to a small role on the sitcom The Office; David Koechner, Ed Helms, Craig Robinson, Paul Lieberstein, Rob Riggle, Will Ferrell, Ken Jeong, Jessica St. Clair, and Jean Villeique.