Paramount has launched the trailer for Confess, Fletch, its reboot of the comedy characteristic movie franchise based mostly on the Gregory Mcdonald books that now has Jon Hamm within the function made well-known by Chevy Chase. The new pic, directed by Greg Mottola, hits theaters and digital September 16.

Hamm steps into the (gum)sneakers of Irwin M. Fletcher, aka Fletch, the unorthodox investigative journalist with the propensity for stumbling, slipping-on-a-banana-peel model, into difficult circumstances.

That’s the case within the new pic, which was scripted by Mottola and Zev Borow. The logline: Fletch turns into the prime suspect in a homicide case whereas trying to find a stolen artwork assortment. The solely approach to show his innocence is to seek out out which of the lengthy record of suspects is the offender—from the eccentric artwork seller and a lacking playboy to a loopy neighbor and Fletch’s Italian girlfriend.

Roy Wood Jr. is the cop making an attempt to determine all of it out. Annie Mumolo, John Slattery, Ayden Mayeri and Lorenza Izzo additionally star together with Kyle MacLachlan and Marcia Gay Harden.

Miramax produced the pic licensed worldwide distribution rights to Paramount Global Content Distribution. After its theatrical and digital debut it’s set to premiere on Showtime on October 28.

Check out the trailer above.

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