Jamie Lee Curtis is speaking up about local climate change — and the disasters on our doorstep.
In the course of a Friday panel for her new graphic novel, the “Halloween” star warned Comic-Con audiences that the planet’s climbing temperatures are an fast crisis and have by now wrought chaos.
“We’re fucking the world,” Curtis instructed the group, for each The Hollywood Reporter. “There is a possibility of transform, but we’re likely to have to do it.”
Curtis was adamant the climate is not a political problem.
“I’m not proselytizing,” stated Curtis. “I never treatment what facet you’re on. It’s occurring, and there are factors we can do to ameliorate it and to check out to stem the tide, justification the pun.”
Her graphic novel, “Mother Character,” co-created by Russell Goldman and illustrated by Karl Stevens, facilities on a younger activist who is determined to avenge her father’s demise and thinks an unscrupulous oil firm is to blame. The lady sooner or later stumbles on an experimental new extraction venture that unleashes untold horrors.
At the panel, Curtis emphasised the fast relevance of the novel’s themes.
“Shit is occurring, and so it feels certainly on stage ideal now,” she stated.
The proverbial shit presumably incorporates this year’s soaring temperatures all over the world, which prompted historic floods in Vermont, a few heat data to be damaged in the span of one week ,and a California male to collapse and die in 121-diploma heat.
“It’s going on today!” Curtis informed the crowd, for every THR. “We are the hottest we’ve ever been in this nation this 7 days. I indicate, discuss about excellent timing. Severely, we could not be conversing about anything more significant.”
Curtis initially pitched the notion for the novel to her husband, filmmaker Christopher Visitor, as a likely movie, but he proposed a far more literary solution. Curtis, who is by now a bestselling creator of a lot of children’s books, finally settled on graphic novel type.
“We may well properly make this into a film at some place,” stated Curtis, for every EW. “That would be enjoyment. Maybe I’ll direct it, probably I’ll co-direct it, probably I’ll be in it, and possibly I’ll do all of it. You know, I’m 65 a long time old this November, but my issue is that I have no time to waste.”
“I joke about it, but I’m going to die way sooner than later on, and for that reason, I have shit to do!” Curtis continued. “This is one of the factors that I essential to do, and I’m excited about it.”
“Mother Nature” hits cabinets Aug. 8.