Doing It for the Art: A big deal was made in the press about Stallone working for scale in this movie. The fact that he had just been paid $20 million to star in Judge Dredd probably made this decision easier.
Dyeing for Your Art: Stallone lost much of his musculature and gained a lot of blubber for the role as the small town sheriff.
Half the supporting cast of The Sopranos show up in bit parts. Paulie Walnuts is a mob boss, Phil Leotardo is the president of the patrolman's union, Gloria Trillo is Freddie's high school crush, Carlo Gervasi and Artie Bucco are cops, Beansie Gaeta is a carnival game operator, and Agent Cubitoso is the Mayor of New York.