Leah Rachel’s original screenplay is a coming-of-age tale about first love that Dan Jinks will produce.

Mandate Pictures president Nathan Kahane will serve as executive producer and evp of production Nicole Brown is overseeing for the company.

“Leah Rachel, at only 25 years old, is the freshest and funniest writer I’ve come across in some time,” Jinks said. “Her script has the potential to become a touchstone movie for a generation like American Graffiti or Sixteen Candles were years ago.”

Rachel is represented by WME, Anonymous Content and attorney Greg Slewett. Svp of business and legal affairs Dan Freedman and vp of business and legal affairs Allison Strina negotiated for Mandate.