First trailer lands for gender-flipped Overboard remake with Anna Faris

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Back in 1987, Goldie Hawn’s insufferable socialite snob fell off her yacht, got amnesia and fell for loveable carpenter Kurt Russell.

Now the movie is back, but with a twist.

Anna Faris plays working single mum Kate, who, after a run-in with a feckless playboy from a rich family (played by Eugenio Derbez), decides to turn the tables on him.

When he loses his memory falling from his boat, he gets a heavy dose of reality, with Faris turning up at the hospital and convincing him that they’re married.

A screwball comedy re-written and directed by Bob Fisher and former Scrubs director Bob Greenberg, it also stars Desperate Housewives’ Eva Longoria and Brit actor John Hannah.

It’s due out in April, 2018.

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