First Look: ‘The Fundamentals of Caring’ Trailer

Fundamentals of Caring
Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez and Paul Rudd in ‘The Fundamentals of Caring’ (Photo by Annette Brown / Netflix)

Netflix has released the official trailer for the original movie, The Fundamentals of Caring. The film’s based on the book by Jonathan Evison, with Rob Burnett adapting the novel, directing and producing. The cast includes Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Ehle, Megan Ferguson, and Frederick Weller. The Fundamentals of Caring will be available on Netflix beginning on June 24, 2016.

The Plot: The film follows the story of Ben, a retired writer who becomes a caregiver after suffering a personal tragedy. After 6 weeks of training, Ben meets his first client, Trevor, a foul-mouthed 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor take an impromptu road trip to all the places Trevor has become obsessed with while watching the local news, including their holy grail: the World’s Deepest Pit. Along the way, they pick up a smart-mouthed runaway and a mother-to-be who help test the pair’s survival skills outside of their calculated existence as they come to understand the importance of hope and true friendship.

Watch The Fundamentals of Caring trailer: