One of the films caught up in the collapse of The Weinstein Company, The Upside, a remake of the Oscar-nominated 2011 French film The Intouchables, has its first official trailer. The film made its debut at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival just ahead of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
Kevin Hart plays the down and out Dell, a man struggling to get a job and to keep his son. Academy Award nominee Bryan Cranston plays Phillip, a wealthy paraplegic in need of assistant. Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman co-stars
The film is directed by Neil Burger (Divergent, Limitless) from a screenplay by Jon Hartmere based on the motion picture Les Intouchables by Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache.
STX Films will release The Upside on January 11, 2019.