Mandate Pictures just set Thomas Carter to direct Dream On, a teenage dance movie that Laurence Mark (Dreamgirls) will produce with Carter. Jason Ubaldi wrote the script. When the Olympic dreams of a 17-year old gymnast are dashed by injury, she finds a new outlet in the underground hip-hop scene in downtown Atlanta. Production begins later this year. Carter directed toe-tappers Save the Last Dance and Swing Kids. Lionsgate will handle international sales.