This is the first collaboration between Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. The two of them have known each other for 20 years, before either of them became famous. They met through some mutual friends and shared meals together. She also used to watch him perform at the Improv, and she attended his wedding in 2003.
When Adam Sandler and family go across the Bridge the family that tells them that the bridge is only made for only one person. The 2 children are Adam Sandler's kids and the "wife" is Adam Sandler's Sister-in-law.
Despite the negative critical reception of the film, Nicole Kidman said that she enjoyed being part of the project, mainly because she got to work in her native Hawaii, and because her parents from Australia were able to spend time with her and her children, while she was working.