The Upside: The Upside is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Neil Burger and written by Jon Hartmere. It is a remake of the French 2011 film The Intouchables which was itself inspired by the life of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo. The film follows a paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston) who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a recently paroled convict (Kevin Hart). Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies and Aja Naomi King also star. Filming began in Philadelphia in January 2017. The Upside: The Intouchables: Cold Pursuit: Director Hans Petter Moland's upcoming drug, crime action thriller, starring Liam Neeson in an English-language remake of Moland's Norwegian feature In Order of Disappearance, opening February 8, 2019. Original Link (There is a limit to 3 Media peaces in one post?) So, the question is, why? Why do they make it? Why remake from a Europe Film, that is only a few years old?