Drew Barrymore to direct `Heist Society`

Updated: Jul 03, 2011, 10:06 AM IST

Los Angeles: `Charlie`s Angles` actress Drew Barrymore is set take the director`s chair again for her upcoming project `Heist Society`.

The 36-year-old has directed a movie before `Whip It` and will team up with Warner Bros. to produce and direct the film an adaptation of a novel by Ally Carter, reported Huffington Post.

The movie follows the life of a teenager and her struggle to save her father from a crime he has been accused of but didn`t commit.

The actress is re-teaming up with the writer of the film `Whip It`, Shauna Cross, for the movie.

Barrymore has already made her mark in executive producing, though that`s largely been on films she`s acted in.

She will also produce the TV reboot of `Charlie`s Angels` the film series of which she starred in last decade.

PTI