Despite her own admissions that she would be unable to participate in this year’s campaign, Michelle Rodriguez nonetheless is currently taking part in pre-staging activities for the Sea Shepherd’s upcoming Operation No Compromise.
According to an email from Sea Shepherd, the 32-year-old actress left Fremantle Monday night; serving as a quartermaster on the bridge. The vessel is expected to arrive in Hobart on November 22nd.
So, far the conservation org say Rodriguez is enjoying her time on the ship — but they are unclear when she may disembark. “She may stay on until we do a fuel stop in New Zealand,” the email reads. “For certain she will only be able to do a first leg of the campaign because she is scheduled to shoot a movie in January.”
All signs point to that upcoming movie being “The Jesuit” — though reports earlier in the month pointed to a March 2011 shoot date.
Sea Shepherd’s new vessel, the Ocean Adventurer, is currently having new engines and props installed in Hobart. She’s expected to join the Bob Barker and Steve Irwin for the launch of Operation No Compromise on December 2nd; which also happens to be Paul Watson’s 60th birthday.