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Drew Barrymore Reteams With 'Whip It' Writer Shauna Cross For 'Heist Society'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 30, 2011 9:44 AM
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Yep, Drew Barrymore is steadily embarking on a directing career and we're actually pretty glad that she is. Her roller derby league coming-of-age tale "Whip It" was a lot better than the reception it received. A warm, funny story that also found a unique setting in which to spin a familiar tale, Barrymore got solid turns from her extensive cast, showed a keen ear for music with the extensive soundtrack and moreover, she had a pretty strong hand behind the camera.

'Whip It' Writer Shauna Cross To Pen 'What to Expect When You're Expecting'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • October 26, 2010 11:23 AM
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Also Working On The Strippers Screenplay, 'Live Nude Girls'Turning "What to Expect When You're Expecting" — America's "pregnancy bible" — into a feature film you say? That's Lionsgate's plan. They've hired Shauna Cross, the writer of Drew Barrymore's directorial debut, "Whip It!," to adapt the best-selling help/guide book by Heidi Murkoff.

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