Ellen DeGeneres is Mother Nature


It’s been ten years since Ellen DeGeneres took a live action film role – well, outside of TV movies anyhow. Back then she was in the one-two double whammy of EdTV and The Love Letter, both of which I saw and neither of which I enjoyed (though The Love Letter was just a normal kind of bad). Since then, Ellen has had her TV shows – sitcom and chat – and a star turn as Dory in Pixar’s Finding Nemo, so the last decade has actually been pretty kind to her.

Why then, do you suppose, that she’s sticking her neck out there for a high-concept FX comedy from a Sex and the City screenwriter and produced by Walden Media (and all that implies)?

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