FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) - September 3, 2009
Barrymore is making her directorial debut with next month's
"Whip It," which filmed scenes in Michigan and is centered around
the world of roller derby.
The 34-year-old actress and filmmaker will walk the red carpet
and host the skating event Sept. 11 at Bonaventure Skating Center
in Farmington Hills.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own skates, or they can
rent them for a fee.
Barrymore also produced and appears in "Whip It," which stars
Ellen Page as a small-town Texas teenager who becomes a roller
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