NEW MOVIE: The Upside

Release date:January 11, 2019

Studio:STXfilms, Lantern Entertainment

Director:Neil Burger

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for suggestive content and drug use)

Screenwriter:Jon Hartmere

Starring:Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies, Aja Naomi King


Plot Summary:

Written by Jon Hartmere, the English-language remake reinvents the French classic, “The Intouchables,” that took the world by storm and went on to gross over $400 million worldwide – making it the second highest grossing non-English language film of all time. “The Upside” chronicles the unexpected friendship between Phillip Lacasse (Cranston), a Park Avenue billionaire left paralyzed after a hang-gliding accident, and convicted felon Dell (Hart), recently released from prison and in need of a job and a fresh start. From worlds apart, Phillip and Dell form an unlikely bond, bridging their differences and gaining invaluable wisdom in the process, giving each man a renewed sense of passion for all of life’s possibilities.

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