Sitting in The Hollywood Reporter’s Sundance studio to promote his new documentary
Deep Rising, Jason Momoa explains what attracts He launched his project and condemned the widespread use of single-use plastics and their detrimental impact on the planet.
Matthieu Rytz’s 1235306135 film explores the extraction of metals from the ocean floor for the battery industry . Momoa, who narrates the doc and serves as executive producer, joined the project because of his passion for the subject matter. “I look at my family, I look at my family’s friends, I look at the kids, and I just want better,” he explained. “Five years ago I swore off single-use plastic because it was killing me — I lived a life of single-use plastic. I traveled. I lived on the fucking road. I sat on a plane and there There’s a plastic bottle with water in it and three different types of plastic that we can never recycle.”
Momoa’s goal is to promote the use of aluminum bottles instead of plastic Bottle: “I had to work on one thing. It was tangible to me. There was no such thing. Right now, Dasani and the red and blue guys are making [aluminum bottles]. Okay. If that can’t Survive, at least we made a change, at least you have the option at the airport instead of buying more plastic crap. Destroy as much as I can, I love kicking up a little dust for the world and the environment.”
Deep Rising’s director Rytz and subject Dr. Sandor Mulsow are also on The Hollywood Reporter by Heineken Silver and Sundance Studio by Origin Spring Water. They impassionedly called on the United States to sign the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, which establishes the legal framework for all ocean activities, including Deep Rising deep sea mining*) tackling.