“The Upside” is the American remake of the French film “The Intouchables.” It stars Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart and Nicole Kidman. The Wrap reports it opened to $1.1 million in Thursday box office previews on 2,460 screens. The film from director Neil Burger and released by STXfilms. It is projected to bring in $10 million this weekend from approximately 3,080 screens. Producers hope strong word of mouth might make for a surprise hit in the early weeks of January.