DeGeneres is a natural in movie Mother role
Ellen Degeneres is storming her way back on to the big screen for the first time in 10 years - she's set to play Mother Nature in a new movie.
The U.S. chat show host has signed to play the human representation of Earth's life-giver in a new project from Walden Media - the studio behind hit children's films Charlotte's Web and The Chronicles of Narnia franchise.
It's the first time the funnywoman has starred in a live-action movie role since 1999's EDtv. She has more recently lent her voice to animated films Finding Nemo and the forthcoming Dog Show.
And DeGeneres can't wait to take on the all-powerful part.
She says, "I've always wanted to control the weather."
The as-yet-untitled project is being penned by Sex and the City writer Jenny Bicks.
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