Trivia / Virtuosity

  • Dueling Movies: With Virtual Combat (also 1995). Both feature the protagonist facing off against a virtual bad guy with whom he faced off in VR who gets himself a physical body and plans to plunge the world into chaos. In both cases, the bad guy uses his experience with the protagonist as an advantage.
  • Fake American: Russell Crowe, at least accent-wise.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • Michael Douglas was the original choice to play Barnes, but had to drop out after sustaining a bad knee injury. With his mobility limited, he decided to make The American President instead.
    • Robert Downey, Jr. met with the director to discuss the possibility of playing SID 6.7, but problems with his drug addiction and erratic behavior caused the director to decide to look for someone else.