17. At the beginning stages of production, the ark in the film was built in Oyster Bay, NY. During the process, award-winning director Darren Aronofsky was actively tweeting sneak peaks for followers.
18. The film was largely shot in Iceland and New York. Filming was reportedly challenging at times with Crowe himself tweeting, “I’m living on a vast plain of volcanic ash in the lee of a volcanic glacier. The commute to work is a hike up a mountain.”