* CreatorBreakdown: When originally envisioning the plot of ''Son'', Lois Lowry's original plans [[WhatCouldHaveBeen was to focus on Gabe's search for his mother.]] This changed however when the more she wrote, the more she began to empathize with Gabe's mother, due to her own feelings of missing her deceased son. Gabe's mother Claire ended up becoming the primary view point character.
* DawsonCasting: The film has 24-year-old Brenton Thwaites as [[AgeLift 16]]-year-old Jonas.
* DyeingForYourArt: Music/TaylorSwift dyed her famous blonde tresses dark for her role as Rosemary.