Random Trivia For This Title:
- John TravoltaJohn Travolta (George Malley) & Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker (Nate Pope) would star together again 4 years later in "Battlefield Earth" (2000).
- John TravoltaJohn Travolta starred in Carrie 20 years prior, where the title character was also telekinetic.
- There is a plaque in the street in Old Town Auburn, California where George stood and saw the "light". In 2015, the original plaque was stolen, and a new one was placed more securely to replace it.
- Robert DuvallRobert Duvall and Kyra SedgwickKyra Sedgwick previously worked on Something to Talk About together in which he played her father. They would later reunite for Secondhand Lions playing uncle and niece.
- John TravoltaJohn Travolta and David GallagherDavid Gallagher appeared in Look Who's Talking Now (1993).
- At one point, Wolfgang PetersenWolfgang Petersen was attached to direct.
- Kyra SedgwickKyra Sedgwick, Sean O'BryanSean O'Bryan, and Tony GenaroTony Genaro appeared in Heart and Souls (1993).
- Brent SpinerBrent Spiner filmed his role in a day.
- Sean PennSean Penn, Ed HarrisEd Harris, and [?] Jason Patric were considered for the role of George Malley.
- Released on the same day as Independence Day (1996), which also featured Brent SpinerBrent Spiner.
- Nate Pope (Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker) is an Amateur Radio operator with the call sign WB6QLF. QLF is amateur shorthand for "I am sending with my left foot", a reference to someone whose Morse Code sending skill is very bad. This is normally sent as a question "QLF?" meaning "Are you sending with your left foot?" to an operator who is very difficult to understand in Morse.