Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa have set up “The Only Living Boy in New York,” a script by Allan Loeb, at Sony and will produce via their Bona Fide Prods. shingle.
Script has been generating buzz on the agency circuit in recent weeks.
“Only Living Boy” is an updated version of “The Graduate” to some degree. Set in New York City, pic concerns a recent college grad who’s at loose ends, a situation that’s not improved when he’s seduced by his powerful father’s 30-year-old mistress.
Berger and Yerxa will produce.
Script was brought to the producers by Loeb and John Fogel, who will exec produce.
Jonathan Krauss is overseeing for Sony.
Bona Fide just set up the comedy spec “Adult World” at MTV Films and Paramount (Daily Variety, May 17), where they inked a production deal earlier this year.
Duo is producing Fox Searchlight’s “Bee Season,” starring Juliette Binoche and Richard Gere, and Focus’ “Ice Harvest,” with John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton, both out this year.
Bona Fide’s next projects are Big Beach-financed “Little Miss Sunshine,” starring Toni Collette and Greg Kinnear, and “Little Children,” based on Tom Perotta’s novel, with Todd Field directing for New Line.