13 September 2017 12:25 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Six years after The Intouchables, a French buddy comedy based on a true story, broke out and became a hit around the world, The Weinstein Co. unveiled its American remake at the Toronto International Film Festival. Neil Burger's The Upside, which pairs Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart as a paralyzed white billionaire and the black ex-con whom he hires to be his caretaker, had its world premiere last Sept. 8 at Roy Thomson Hall, and was greeted with a lot of laughs and a hearty ovation.
The French version not only made a fortune, but also was France's entry in »
- Scott Feinberg