First Look: Jim Sturgess and Kirsten Dunst in Sci-Fi 'Upside Down'

December 27, 2010
Source: into the screen

Upside Down

Late last year we wrote about a new sci-fi project in the works called Upside Down, a romantic drama with a love story set between two opposite worlds – one above, one below - facing each other, hence the title. The film has already finished shooting and is in post-production now, but some of the very first photos recently appeared on into the screen (via SlashFilm). They're not as exciting as you'd expect for a film called Upside Down, but they do intrigue me, and I'm certainly interested in seeing lots more from this. In addition to that good shot of the two of them above, there's two more unique (yet seemingly unofficial) posters to see below.

Jim Sturgess & Kirsten Dunst in Upside Down

Upside Down Early PosterUpside Down Early Poster

Jim Sturgess stars as Adam, a seemingly ordinary guy in a very extraordinary universe. He lives humbly trying to make ends meet, but his romantic spirit holds on to the memory of a girl he met once upon a time from another world, an inverted affluent world with its own gravity, directly above but beyond reach… a girl named Eve, played by Kirsten Dunst (notice the names?). That childhood flirtation becomes an impossible love. But when he catches a glimpse of grown-up Eve on television, nothing will get in the way of getting her back. It's written and directed by Argentinian filmmaker Juan Diego Solanas, but doesn't have a distributor.

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Reader Feedback - 13 Comments



A5J4DX on Dec 27, 2010


Looks weird, will look oot for it for sures. Hopefully there will be a comedy dance section with Lionel Richtea dancing on a ceiling.

Crapola on Dec 27, 2010


There is no posibility of this being any good. It looks bad. ... wont be good. why? because it looks bad. Why? because there is nothing odd or sci fi about an upside down world at all. All you have to do is just turn your TV upside down or watch the movie at a theater while standing on your head. ... its just to simple and dumb to be any good.

jimbo on Dec 27, 2010


colored me intrigued.

LINKFX on Dec 27, 2010


Lol wut.

Cracky on Dec 27, 2010


I like the second poster.

f on Dec 27, 2010


#3 "because there is nothing odd.. about an upside down world at all" LOL, yes we're all listening to you now o wise one.

I am #7 on Dec 28, 2010


Exactly how many joints did Juan Diego have before coming up with this idea? cos I need some of what he's smoking... Nah seriously, wtf?! an upside down world? does gravity invert half way up? how does the sun rise? Why is the other world beyond reach when I can clearly see a building connecting the two in the second poster?

Lagoya on Dec 28, 2010


I like the idea.

Fisherr on Dec 28, 2010


Is that really Jim "Across the Universe" Sturgess? Looks more like Javier Bardem.

Emdub52 on Dec 28, 2010


@2 - Hahahah, proper! This sounds like it'll be cool, but it just seems like it will turn out to be like "Across The Universe". Total style over substance.

Conrad The Great! on Dec 28, 2010


The guy dancing with Kirsten Dunst is not Jim Sturgess. It's the famous Argentinian dancer Pablo Veron, seen in "The Tango Lesson".

Some French guy on Dec 29, 2010


The left poster was the original poster they had in mind, the right was the post-inception effort...

hamish on Dec 29, 2010

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