Brittany Murphy has signed on to star in the romantic comedy, The Ramen Girl for Digital Site Corp. and Media 8.

Robert Allan Ackerman is directing the Becca Topol script which revolves around an American woman stranded in Tokyo after calling it quits with her boyfriend. Variety adds she decides to train under the temperamental ramen master at the neighborhood noodle shop she frequents.

Production is underway on The Ramen Girl; no word on a release date.