Jones swings ‘Boomerang’

Berger, Yerxa to produce comedy

Documaker and photographer Sam Jones will helm “Boomerang,” marking his feature directorial debut.

Mandate Pictures is fully financing and producing with Bona Fide Prods.

James Mottern-scripted comedy revolves around a young man’s efforts to reclaim his life from his incredibly controlling parents.

Producers are Bona Fide’s Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa (“Little Miss Sunshine”). Mandate will handle worldwide sales.

Jones, who has directed several commercials, helmed rock docu “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart,” about the band Wilco. He’s in development on an untitled Motocross project with Cruise/Wagner Prods.

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