The film focuses on a woman who employs a female escort to try and tempt her husband, whom she suspects of being unfaithful. Egoyan directed the Samuel Beckett play Eh, Joe, starring Neeson. He received two Oscar nominations for his direction and adaptation of The Sweet Hereafter.
Moore has appeared on stage in The Vertical Hour and Vanya on 42nd Street; she received Oscar nominations for Far From Heaven, The Hours, The End of the Affair, Boogie Nights. Neeson's stage credits include The Crucible, Anna Christie, The Judas Kiss, and he received an Oscar nomination for Schindler's List. Seyfried star as Sophie in the film version of Mamma Mia!.