“Intouchables” Remake Becomes “The Upside”

The Weinstein Company has announced that the English-language remake of French comedy hit “The Intouchables” will be officially titled “The Upside”.

The story deals with the unexpected friendship between Phillip Lacasse (Bryan Cranston), a Park Avenue billionaire left paralyzed after a hang-gliding accident, and convicted felon Dell (Kevin Hart), recently released from prison and in need of a job and a fresh start.

The film will have its World Premiere in September as part of the Toronto International Film Festival’s Gala Presentations ahead of a March 9th 2018 release.

Source: The Weinstein Company