Holly (Katherine Heigl) is a caterer whose career is just getting off the ground; Eric (Josh Duhamel) directs sports for a major network. Their first date was a nightmare, and now they're about to become a family. When their goddaughter Sophie's parents both perish in a tragic accident, Holly and Eric are informed that they were singled out as Sophie's caretakers in the event of an unforeseen disaster. Now, in order to raise Sophie right, this bickering pair must put their differences aside while mastering the fine art of parenthood. Coordinating their new lives and getting along won't be easy for Eric and Holly, but somewhere between the conflicting schedules and drastic lifestyle changes, the reluctant couple realizes that with a help from Sophie, they're starting to resemble a real family.
With an original premise and bursts of ingenious dialogue, director Greg Berlanti, crafts an exceptional film from the screenplay by Ian Deitchman and Kristin Rusk Robinson. LIFE AS WE KNOW IT will speak to new parents, young couples and just about anyone who loves the comforting embrace of a romantic comedy.