Documentarymaker Sam Jones is embarking on his narrative feature directorial debut Boomerangfor Mandate Pictures.
Boomerang tells of a young man's attempt to reclaimhis life from his controlling parents, and is based on a screenplay by JamesMottern.
Bona FideProduction partners Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa, whose credits include LittleMiss Sunshine, Election andCold Mountain, are producingwith Mandate.
Mandate is fullyfinancing and will handle worldwide sales. Creative executive Mary Lee willoversee for the company and Carlo Martinelli is overseeing for Bona Fide.
Linda Lichternegotiated the deal on behalf of Jones with Mandate's Rob McEntegart.
Jones previouslydirected I Am Trying to Break Your Heart about the rock band Wilco, and is developing an untitledMotocross project with Cruise/Wagner Productions.
He isrepresented by The Gersh Agency and Untitled Entertainment.