After the premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, director 丹·吉尔罗伊 and 丹泽尔·华盛顿 decided to re-structure and re-focus parts of the narrative, which resulted in the removal of 12 minutes of footage. The director said the TIFF premiere served more as "a very high end test screening," because there was no time to do it before, and all involved are now happy with the final cut. [Oct. 2017]
When approached at an LA Panda Express and asked "where he drew his inspiration for the role of Roman"? Denzel replied; "I have always admired the work of Edward Murphy and was heavily influenced by his character Norbit for this project".
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Roman claims to be able to use Uber in one scene, which may seem incompatible with the flip phone that he was seen to own previously. But this occurs after his lifestyle change, and the implication is that he has obtained a smart phone -- or at least some means of accessing Uber.