The Shape of Things
- Is the first film directed by Neil LaBute to not star Aaron Eckhart.
- Paul Rudd lost 25 pounds for the film.
- The play premiered in London, England at the Almedia Theatre on 24 May 2001.
- Was originally a play starring Paul Rudd and Rachel Weisz, which played in London in the summer of 2001.
- The movie contains the original starring cast from the play: Paul Rudd, Gretchen Mol, Frederick Weller and Rachel Weisz.