|“||They found it! And the best part is, they don't even know what they found! They just think it's just one gold bracelet! Which means that the rest of the treasure is MINE! ALL MINE!! (cackles maniacally)||„|
|~ Zoe talking to her sports balls about the gold necklace Simon found, revealing her true colors.|
Zoe is the (former) main antagonist of the 2011 comedy Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked. She claims to been on the island anywhere from eight or nine years. It was believed Zoe crash-landed on the island until she reveals she intentionally came to the island looking for treasure.
She was portrayed by Jenny Slate, who later played Dawn Bellwether in Disney's Zootopia, Cahu in Elena of Avalor, Mona Lisa Saperstein in Parks and Recreation, and Harley Quinn in The Lego Batman Movie.
In general, Zoe is not an inherently bad person. However, she was altered by multiple spider bites over the course of ten years, which resulted her into becoming crazy, deluded, greedy, arrogant, selfish, delusional, and overly determined. So determined in fact, that she kidnaps Jeanette and force her to get all the treasure since she is small enough to reach it while a volcano is erupting! When Jeanette escapes, she becomes so furious, she tries to kill Dave when he’s hanging on to the broken log bridge for dear life. Luckily, Ian comes to his rescue, and persuades Zoe to do the right thing and help Dave up.
Zoe was presumed to have been stuck on the island for eight or nine years. It was revealed to be false as she intentionally came to the island and hunted down the treasure for over a decade.
In the film, Zoe is a delusional, crazy, selfish, greedy young woman who claims that she has been on the island for close to 8 or 9 years with her five friends, who are sport balls.
She is first believed to have crash landed on the island, but in the end, she reveals that she intentionally came to the island to look for treasure. She kidnaps Jeanette and forces her to get all the treasure since she is small enough to reach it. Fortunately, Alvin and Dave save Jeanette, stopping Zoe from both harming Jeanette and getting the treasure. She sees her opportunity to get revenge on Dave for making her lose the treasure by killing him as he hangs on a broken log bridge for his life. Luckily, a reformed Ian comes to his rescue and persuades Zoe to do the right thing and help Dave up. After everyone escapes the island, Zoe realizes her errors and sincerely apologizes to Jeanette for her actions. She forgives Zoe and gives her a valuable gold tiara that Simon / Simone gave her, feeling she deserves it more.
In the end, Ian reveals that he sold Zoe's story to Hollywood and Keira Knightley has expressed in playing her. Thus, this has restored Ian's career and made Zoe a celebrity.
- She takes over the villain position from Ian, who was the main antagonist in the first two films.
- Zoe has a collection of sports balls (i.e., basketball, football, and baseball) that she talks to as human beings. This may be a reference to Wilson the volleyball from the 2000 film Cast Away.
- Despite having came to the island to find treasure, she is somewhat an evil equivalent of Lara Croft from the Tomb Raider.