Drew Barrymore's Directorial Debut, "Whip It," Premieres In LA

by SARAH MANDATO · September 30, 2009

    Steven Spielberg, Drew BarrymoreYesterday "Whip It" premiered in Los Angeles at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Steven Spielberg, Shenae Grimes, Justin Long, Quentin Tarantino and Serena Williams walked the red carpet with stars Ellen Paige and Drew Barrymore, the latter of which made her directorial debut with the movie. The Texas based flick follows Paige, an indie-rock loving misfit who finds meaning in suburbia after stumbling on a roller derby league. Opening across American on Friday, we'll see whether Barrymore, the sometime wild child from the famous family, is ready to take on this new dimension of a career spanning back to E.T..

    Ellen PaigeShenae Grimes Ellen Paige, Shenae Grimes

    Justin LongQuentin Tarantino Justin Long, Quentin Tarantino

    Juliette LewisEve Juliette Lewis, Eve

    Serena WilliamsKrysten Ritt Serena Williams, Krysten Ritt

    Ashley RobertsAmerica Olivo Ashley Roberts, America Olivo

    Ellen Paige, Drew BarrymoreDrew Barrymore Ellen Paige, Drew Barrymore

    [All photos via Getty].