Jenson will direct Fox Atomic comedy

Alexis Bledel has signed on to topline Fox Atomic’s college comedy “Ticket to Ride,” which will be helmed by Vicky Jenson.

The “Gilmore Girls” star will play Ryden Malby, a college grad who is forced to move back into her childhood home with her eccentric family while she attempts to find a job, the right guy and some direction for her life. Kelly Fremon penned the screenplay.

The $15 million project is set to begin shooting next month.

Ivan Reitman is producing through his Montecito Picture Co. banner. Tom Pollock is exec producer.

Jeff Arkuss is overseeing for Atomic.

Bledel starred for seven seasons in the TV series “Gilmore Girls.” Her film credits include “Sin City” and “Bride and Prejudice.” She next will reprise her role as Lena in the sequel to Warner Bros.’ “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.”

Jenson’s helming credits include “Shark Tale” and “Shrek.”

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