According to Variety, The Governess is the story of a professional thief who goes into hiding as a nanny of three children and their wealthy father after a major bank heist. Of course, in traditional romantic comedy formula, she falls in love with the family.
The film is being written by Kevin Wade, author of another of Lopez's romantic comedies, Maid in Manhattan.
Shooting will begin in Massachusetts in the Fall.
Lopez, the recent mother of twins, is currently finishing up on the indie project, Love and Other Impossible Pursuits.