Ana (Camila Mendes) is an ambitious intern dreaming of a career in the art world while trying to impress her demanding boss Claire (Marisa Tomei). When she's upgraded to first class on a work trip, she meets handsome Will (Archie Renaux), who mistakes Ana for her boss– a white lie that sets off a glamorous chain of events, romance and opportunity, until her fib threatens to surface.
In this romantic comedy, Ana Santos (Camila Mendes) is a smart and ambitious art enthusiast with dreams of running her own gallery. She is currently paying dues as an unpaid trainee at a premiere NYC auction house, run by the influential and demanding Claire Dupont (Marisa Tomei). When Ana is sent on her first work trip and gets unexpectedly upgraded to first class, she meets the handsome and well-connected Will (Archie Renaux), who mistakes Ana for her boss– a white lie that sets off a series of fortuitous events and VIP introductions that suddenly have Ana winning at work and caught up in a whirlwind romance she never expected. However, this little white lie begins to unravel, threatening to ruin Ana’s career and newfound romance. Directed by Carlson Young.
Upgraded is an irresistibly charming, modern romcom daring audiences to follow their dreams and their hearts. Anchored by the all-star cast of: Camila Mendes, Archie Renaux, Thomas Kretschmann, Gregory Montel, Aimee Carrero, Andrew Schulz, Rachel Matthews, with Lena Olin, and Marisa Tomei.
Directed by Carlson Young and written by Christine Lenig, Justin Matthews and Luke Spencer Roberts, the film is vibrant, aspirational and full of feel-good fun that will have you rooting for a happy ending.
Tempo are delighted to have produced UPGRADED with Mike Karz and Bill Bindley's Gulsftream Entertainment and Lena Roklin.
Executive producers are Josie Rosen, Tom Salentine, Camila Mendes, Rachel Matthews, Karl Hall, and Matt Williams. Co-producer is Lauren Cox.
The team behind the camera includes casting directors Debbie McWilliams and Jemma McWilliams, music supervisors Chris Mollere and Kirsten Lane, composer Isom Innis, production designer Andy Holden-Stokes, editor Bruce Green, ACE, director of photography Mike Stern Sterzynski, hair and makeup designer Tori Robinson, U.K. costume designer Lance Milligan and U.S. costume designer Lara De Bruijn.
Upgraded was released globally on Prime Video on February 9 2024, and went straight to Number 1 on Prime worldwide.