Film News: Remake of “Overboard” Stars Eugenio Derbez, Eva Longoria, Anna Faris

By Liz Lopez

Source: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures and Pantelion Films

Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) and Pantelion Films presents “Overboard,” a fresh take on the iconic romantic comedy. 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?

Directed by: Rob Greenberg

Written by: Bob Fisher, Rob Greenberg, and Leslie Dixon

Produced by: Brendan Ferguson, Eugenio Derbez, Benjamin Odell, Bob Fisher

Cast: Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris, Eva Longoria, Josh Hannah, Mel Rodriguez

A Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures and Pantelion Films of a 3Pas Studios production, “Overboard” is set for release on May 4, 2018.

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