Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Pantelion Films has released the first teaser trailer for Overboard, a 2018 remake of the 1987 romantic comedy. The original film starred Goldie Hawn as an obnoxious heiress rescued by the carpenter she bad-mouthed and abused. In the new take on the classic comedy, the genders are flipped.
Overboard was directed by Rob Greenberg (How I Met Your Mother) from a script he co-wrote with Bob Fisher and Leslie Dixon. The 2018 rom-com was produced by Eugenio Derbez, Benjamin Odell, and Bob Fisher, with Brendan Ferguson executive producing.
The cast is led by Anna Faris (Mom, What’s Your Number?) and Eugenio Derbez (How to Be a Latin Lover). Eva Longoria (Empire) and John Hannah (Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency) co-star. MGM and Pantelion Films will release Overboard in theaters on April 20, 2018.
The Plot: In a splashy new twist, Overboard focuses on “Leonardo” (Eugenio Derbez), a selfish, spoiled, rich playboy from Mexico’s richest family and “Kate” (Anna Faris), a working class single mom of three hired to clean Leonardo’s luxury yacht. After unjustly firing Kate and refusing to pay her, Leonardo falls overboard when partying too hard and wakes up on the Oregon coast with amnesia. Kate shows up at the hospital and, to get payback, convinces Leonardo he is her husband and puts him to work – for the first time in his life.
At first miserable and inept, Leonardo slowly settles in. Eventually he earns the respect of his new “family” and co-workers. But, with Leonardo’s billionaire family hot on their trail and the possibility of his memory returning at any moment, will their new family last or will Leonardo finally put the clues together and leave them for good?