Although she has long considered her flower-child days to be a thing of the past, she does confess that one of the things that played part in her decision to work on Pixar’s WALL-E was the environmental message contained in the script.
In the animated tale, Earth is taken over by the garbage that fills it. Considering that the highest point on the eastern seaboard of North America is a landfill so huge that it can be seen from space, that premise doesn’t seem too far-fetched.
The 58 year-old star adds “I feel a little bit like an ambassador for a movie I just admire so much. It’s a film I want all earthlings to see; it brings us together.”
What better way to bring a family together than over the love of a mother? Especially when that mother is Earth.