October 2, 2009
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Director: Drew Barrymore
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content including crude dialogue, language and drug material)
Screenwriter: Shauna Cross
Starring: Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig, Julieete Lewis, Eve , Jimmy Fallon, Daniel Stern, Drew Barrymore
Official website: Whip-It.net
"Whip It," the directorial debut of Drew Barrymore, stars Ellen Page ("Juno") as Bliss, a rebellious Texas teen who throws in her small town beauty pageant crown for the rowdy world of roller derby. Marcia Gay Harden ("Mystic River," "Pollock") plays Bliss' disapproving mother, while Kristen Wiig ("Saturday Night Live") and Juliette Lewis ("Old School") play roller-derby stars. Also starring Eve, Jimmy Fallon, and Daniel Stern.