Philadelphia was an exciting place to be earlier this year when Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston were in town filming “Untouchable,” a remake of the 2011 French film “The Intouchables.”
But according to Philly.com, it now seems that the film, slated to be released on March 9 in 2018, has a new name — “The Upside.”
The plot explores the relationship between a New York City billionaire who becomes paralyzed after a hang-gliding accident, Phillip Lacasse (played by Cranston) and Dell, a man recently released from prison in search of work (played by Hart).
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The film also stars Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies and Aja Naomi King with Neil Burger directing.
According to Deadline, The French film on which it’s based, “The Intouchables,” grossed $400 million worldwide and is the “second-highest-grossing-non-English-language” film of all time.
It’s a pretty big deal and so cool that Philly played a part in its production. Are you excited to see it? What do you think of the name change?