STXfilms, a division of Robert Simonds' STX Entertainment, partners with Lantern Entertainment to present The Upside, director Neil Burger's heartfelt comedy about a recently paroled ex-convict (Kevin Hart) who strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston). The film also stars Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies and Aja Naomi King.
Inspired by a true story, The Upside is written by Jon Hartmere, based on the hit 2011
French film The Intouchables.
The Upside is an Escape Artists production. Producers are Jason Blumenthal,
Todd Black and Steve Tisch.
In Theaters from STXfilms January 11, 2019