Intouchables Remake Secures Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston


Intouchables Remake Secures Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston

Intouchables remake secures Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston

According to Deadline, Kevin Hart (Think Like a Man, Ride Along) and Bryan Cranston (Trumbo, “Breaking Bad”) will co-headline The Weinstein Company’s upcoming remake of the hit 2012 French comedy-drama The Intouchables. Hart has been attached to the movie since 2014, while Cranston replaces the previously-attached Colin Firth.

Meanwhile, Variety is reporting that Simon Curtis (My Week With Marilyn, Woman in Gold) is in talks to direct the film from a screenplay adaptation by Paul Feig (Spy, Ghostbusters), with filming expected to take place sometime this summer.

The original Intouchables (see photos below) was about a wealthy quadriplegic who hires a street-wise minority from the projects as his caretaker. It grossed over $425 million in theaters worldwide throughout 2012.

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