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The director made Dane DeHaan, Michael B. Jordan, and Alex Russell live in a house together for 15 days in order to create a genuine bond between the three.
The pink haired girl played by Anna Wood whom Andrew was making out with is actually the real life girlfriend of Dane DeHaan (Andrew) They married in 2012.
The film has no original score, only using sources such as radio and iPods to generate music.
The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2010 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year.
The original story would have the trio becoming psychopaths because of their powers, but it was soon changed as it was too dark and also wouldn't really make sense to the plot.
The song This Bright Flash, by M83 that plays during the end credits features only one line of lyrics: "I killed all the rainbows and the species."
Josh Trank revealed that Miles Teller auditioned for a role. Teller would be cast as Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic in Fantastic Four (2015) which Trank direct.
Originally was meant to be a hard R or NC-17 rated film, but it was feared that it would lose audience.
This film is inspired by various comic books and superhero movies. After this film's release, cast members Dane DeHaan and Michael B. Jordan went on to star in big-budget superhero films. DeHaan played Harry Osborn/Green Goblin in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and Jordan went on to play Johnny Storm in Fantastic Four (2015).


The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

The filmmakers originally intended to have Andrew splay and tear apart his father's limbs exactly like the spider's, but the scene was removed to preserve a PG-13 rating, and to showcase Matt's pacifistic nature.
At the beginning of the film, where the main character is filming into his bedroom, to the left of the mirror is a drawing which gives away the ending of the film
During the high school talent show Andrew walks on to the stage through a stylized painting of The Cave of Wonders from Disney's Aladdin (1992). This is meant to represent the mysterious cave where the trio received their powers.

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