- Not screened for critics.
- Crispin Glover plays Willy, a spoof of Johnny Depp's portrayal of Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Glover and Depp previously worked together in What's Eating Gilbert Grape and Dead Man and later in Alice in Wonderland.
- Roscoe Lee Browne's last film.
- Crispin Glover's line "I can't do that" while introducing the factory to the four orphans is said in the same tone and posture as he does in Back to the Future when asked to invite Lorraine to the ball.
- The band playing at the big party sequence is Eagles of Death Metal.
- When Edward sees White Bitch for the first time, he says "What a MILF". This is a reference to Jennifer Coolidge's role in American Pie.
- Edward is the only character whose name differs from the original character from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The original character's name is Edmund, not Edward.
- When the White Bitch is on her Myspace page, it says she is listening to Fall Out Boy.