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(2016)

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According to the directors, there was a very sexual dare that was not filmed because it was "dark and weird" while keeping the film accessible to younger audiences.
In one of the opening scenes, Vee (Emma Roberts) is "looking at the news" on her computer. On the right side of the news page is an article on James Franco; real-life brother of co-star Dave Franco (Ian).
Kimiko Glenn and Samira Wiley previously starred together as a romantic couple in Orange is the New Black.
Machine Gun Kelly's first major big budget film.
Filmmaker and YouTube personality Casey Neistat will have a cameo in this film.
Reunites Emma Roberts and Dave Franco, who co-starred in the music video "Go Outside" by Cults.
Similarly to Scream 4 (2011), Nerve stars Emma Roberts, features a character named Sidney, and uses instant fame as a cautionary tale. In Scream 4 Emma Roberts also happens to star alongside co-star Dave Franco's fiancé Alison Brie.
Vee and Sydney, when saying goodbye to each other, touch their own noses. This is a nod to an element of the book being that Sydney and Vee learned the sign language alphabet to communicate with one another secretly
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YouTube star Casey Neistat featured himself and younger brother viewing a private screening of the film on July 10, 2016, via his YouTube channel. Casey is featured in the trailer for the movie and also credited as a player/watcher in the film's ending credits.
This movie contains a scene with Dave Franco's character on a merry-go-round. The same can be said about Now You See Me (2013)
Emma Roberts and Emily Meade both starred in the movie "Twelve". However, neither of them shared any scenes together.
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Emma Roberts and Dave Franco appeared together before in a music video from Cults: Go Outside.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

At a later point in the movie, first time big-budget actor Colson Baker completes a very risky dare. When he celebrates his daring success Colson pretends to have an automatic gun in his hands and sprays bullets wildly into the air. This is a direct reference to his online name he is much better known as, Machine Gun Kelly.
Keeping with the Apple Products theme, when Vee finds herself in the third phase of the game (Prisoner), she is contacted via a 1st generation iMac. The translucent body cover fits right in with the colorful environment the film has.
When Tommy looks up Ian on the dark web, it is shown that Ian previously played Nerve in Seattle. In the book, the entire story and Nerve game are set in Seattle.
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