Paul Rudd, Selena Gomez, and Craig Roberts are on a mission — to teach all of us The Fundamentals of Caring.
The indie comedy was directed by longtime Late Show with David Letterman producer Rob Burnett, who also adapted the screenplay from Jonathan Evison’s novel, The Fundamentals of Caregiving. It debuted earlier this year at Sundance to mostly positive reviews after Netflix bought it for a reported $7 million, and now EW is premiering an exclusive clip from the film, which you can see above.
In the movie, Rudd plays Ben, who becomes a caregiver to earn money after suffering a personal tragedy. His first client is Roberts’ Trevor, a witty 18-year-old relegated to a motorized wheelchair because of his muscular dystrophy. When the two go on a little road trip through the western part of the U.S., they meet people along the way — including Gomez playing a runaway and sassy (and romantic) counterpart to Trevor — who “test their skills for surviving outside their calculated existence,” teaching them the value of hope and friendship.
See the exclusive debut of The Fundamentals of Caring‘s movie poster below. The movie — which also stars Jennifer Ehle (Zero Dark Thirty), Megan Ferguson (The Comedians), and Frederick Weller (In Plain Sight) — arrives on Netflix June 24.