Allen Helms Ramona & Mother

Elizabeth Allen has signed on to direct Fox 2000’s “Ramona,” an adaptation of the award-winning kids literature series by Beverly Cleary reports Variety.

Laurie Craig is adapting the story which centers on the exploits of rambunctious child protag Ramona Quimby.

Allen is also attached to helm the dark comedy “My Mother’s Boyfriend” which centers on an overweight college student who has an affair with her mother’s boyfriend and then attempts to bring the couple’s upcoming wedding to a halt.