The role of Emily was offered to Lindsay Lohan who turned it down. In an interview, Lohan commented "I got this one script where this girl wants to join a Latino gang and she gets raped. I can't be doing that right now. I don't think that's appropriate."
What are the differences between the R-Rated version and the Unrated version?
The Unrated version of this social drama features seven minutes of new footage, mostly story extensions that don't offer any new information. Some nudity has been added as well. A detailed comparison between both versions with pictures can be found here.