Grown-up child star Fred Savage is to direct Charlize Theron's upcoming comedy Ladies Night.

The former The Wonder Years star, who has gone on to direct Tv shows like Modern Family, 2 Broke Girls and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, will follow his big screen filmmaking debut Daddy Day Camp with the project.

Theron will produce the movie about a single woman's last night out with hometown girlfriends before moving to New York.