New in Theaters: ‘Tully,’ ‘Overboard,’ ‘Bad Samaritan’

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Charlize Theron makes an unlikely friend in motherhood comedy drama “Tully,” Anna Faris becomes a downtrodden employee ensuring her boss receives justice in romcom “Overboard,” and David Tennant becomes the homeowner with a terrifying secret in “Bad Samaritan.”

Tully

Starring Charlize Theron (“Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Monster”), Mackenzie Davis (“Halt and Catch Fire,” “Blade Runner 2049”), Mark Duplass (“The Mindy Project,” “Manhunt: Unabomber”), Ron Livingston (“Boardwalk Empire,” “Office Space”)
Synopsis: Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, meets thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny Tully.
Director: Jason Reitman (“Juno”)
Select release dates: Ireland, UK, USA – May 4; Australia, Netherlands, New Zealand – May 10; Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Africa – May 11; France – June 27.

Overboard

Starring Anna Faris (“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” “Scary Movie” franchises), Eugenio Derbez (“Sandy Wexler”)
Synopsis: A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee in a remake of the 1987 comedy.
Director: Bob Fisher and Rob Greenberg (feature film debuts)
Select release dates: USA – May 4; Netherlands – May 24; South Africa – June 1.

Bad Samaritan

Starring David Tennant (“Doctor Who,” “Jessica Jones,” “Broadchurch”), Robert Sheehan (“The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”), Kerry Condon (“Better Call Saul”), Carlito Olivero (“Step Up: High Water”)
Studio synopsis: Two thieves make a terrifying discovery when breaking into a house they thought would be an easy score.
Director: Dean Devlin (“Geostorm”)
US release date: May 4.