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  • This is the fifth film collaboration between Seth Rogen and Randall Park, following Neighbors, The Interview, The Night Before and The Disaster Artist. However, in the majority of these films, Rogen and Park don't appear onscreen together.
  • Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen and Bob Odenkirk all appeared in different seasons of Arrested Development. Odenkirk for one episode, as Lindsay & Tobias' marriage counsellor, in Season 1, Theron as Michael Bluth's love interest in Season 3 and Seth Rogen as a young George Bluth in Season 4.
  • A picture of Jennifer Lawrence is shown as a comparison to Charlotte. Charlize Theron and Lawrence were both in The Burning Plain (2008) where they played older and younger versions of the same character.
  • The light blue retro sports jacket Seth Rogen is wears in the movie was used in the 80's by a Belgian athletics club. Written on the jacket is "Looise A.V." which means Looise Atletiek Vereniging. They were sponsored by ASLK, a Belgian bank that no longer exists.
  • Seth Rogen and O'Shea Jackson Jr. play college roommates. Rogen is nine years older than Jackson.
  • Eric Eisenberg reported on Cinemablend that during the Los Angeles press day for Long Shot, the movie's director, Jonathan Levine, and its stars, Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen, all related that after Andy Serkis accepted the role of Parker Wembley, he then developed a extensive prosthetic makeup design for the character--a makeup regimen that required hours a day to execute--even though nobody asked him to do that. Rogen remembered, "we offered him the role, and then he was like, 'Okay.' And then he started sending ideas for what he would look like. And we were like, 'What do you mean? I thought he kind of looked a lot like Andy Serkis.' But he was like, 'No, I got this whole thing.' And we were like, 'Whatever, man!'"
  • Fred comments that Charlotte ran for student council in 1991, when she was 16 and he was 13. Based on this, Charlotte is now 44, and Fred 41. During filming, Charlize was 43 and Seth was 36.
  • Paul Scheer's newscaster character makes a comment about not wanting his wife to be a female president. In reality, he is married to June Diane Raphael, who plays Maggie in this film.
  • The Philippine movie poster of Long Shot has Rizal Park in the background.
  • The ongoing joke with Bob Odenkirk's character is how it's very rare for actors to make the transition from television to film. In fact, there a number of big name actors who've made the transition from film to television. Such as; Will Smith, Tom Hanks, Michael J. Fox, John Travolta, Tim Allen, Woody Harrelson, Jennifer Aniston (who's mentioned in one scene), Bruce Willis, Clint Eastwood, Steve Carell (whom Seth Rogen starred in The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) with), John Belushi, Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, George Clooney, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Melissa McCarthy, Adam Sandler and most of all Seth Rogen.
  • In the movie, Seth Rogen plays a speechwriter for the President ; but he is also a movie scriptwriter.
  • O'Shea Jackson Jr's (Lance) father Ice Cube coincidentally appeared in a comedy movie titled The Long Shots (2008), directed by Fred Durst.

Spoilers

  • Charlotte's waving coach and the drug dealer in Paris are the same person.
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