‘The Upside’ Likely to Become STX Films’ First No. 1 Debut
There seems to be no downside to Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart’s comedy-drama “The Upside.”The Stx Films pic is on its way to becoming the entertainment company’s first No.
1 debut with an estimated $19.5 million from 3,080 North American sites, knocking Warner Bros.’ “Aquaman” into the second place slot.
Stx Films’ previous biggest debut was 2016’s “Bad Moms,” which landed $23.8 million for the No.
3 spot.“The Upside” took in $6.95 million on Friday and is looking at a weekend estimate nearly double what the film had initially projected, which may be due to the film’s recutting in order to land a PG-13 rating as opposed to its original R.The film, which is a remake of the French hit “The Intouchables,” stars Cranston as a wealthy paraplegic with Hart as an unemployed man with a criminal record who’s hired to aid him.
Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies, and Aja Naomi King also star,
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