WHO’S IN IT?
Kevin Hart (Ride Along), Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Nicole Kidman (The Hours), Genevieve Angelson (True Story), Aja Naomi King (The Birth of a Nation), Julianna Margulies (The Darwin Awards), Rachel Alana Handler (Smothered), Tate Donovan (Argo), Mac Brandt (Gangster Squad), Amara Karan (The Darjeeling Limited), Omi Vaidya (3 Idiots), Golshifteh Farahani (Paterson), Jahi Di’Allo Winston (Proud Mary), Michael Quinlan (G)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Neil Burger (The Illusionist), director; Jon Hartmere (film debut), writer; Todd Black (Fences), Jason Blumenthal (The Pursuit of Happyness) and Steve Tisch (Forrest Gump), producers; Rob Simonsen (Foxcatcher), composer; Stuart Dryburgh (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty), cinematographer; Naomi Geraghty (Limitless), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Recently paroled ex-convict Dell (Hart) is struggling to find a job so he can appease his parole officer and obtain his unemployment benefits. One of the jobs he ends up applying for is to care for Phillip (Cranston), a wealthy author and investor who has been left a quadriplegic following a hang-gliding accident, and has been confined to his luxurious apartment. Against the odds, Dell is hired for the job, and he begins changing Phillip’s life for the better…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The English-language version of the hit French comedy The Intouchables features a loveable pairing of Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston who work well together in this uplifting and feel-good remake.