When NBC announced in 2010 that it was moving forward with a pilot of David E. Kelley's live-action 'Wonder Woman' TV series with Adrianne Palicki in the role, fan reaction was mixed at best. Between questions of the characters goofiness, and an outfit and pilot that certainly didn't help matters, it's no wonder NBC ultimately passed on the series. But with The CW's own Wonder Woman adaptation 'Amazon' on the horizon, what does comic media mogul and one-time 'Wonder Woman' prospect Joss Whedon have to say on the matter?
From the moment 'The CW' announced that it would develop yet another series based off of DC characters, fans everywhere wondered if the Green Arrow adaptation 'Arrow' would play host to DC comics guest stars in the way 'Smallville' once had. Even before its October 3 premiere, 'Arrow' has both lined up its own roster of DC characters, as well as specified their intent to avoid larger, super-powered characters. Still, with the announcement of a Wonder Woman series in the works for The CW, could we see the 'Amazon' superhero cross paths with Oliver Queen after all?
Here we go again, folks. Just when you thought that David E. Kelley's 2011 'Wonder Woman' reboot at NBC had officially laid the character to rest among the TV landscape, The CW is looking to summon their own version of the classic DC superhero for an hour-long drama. But will the new Wonder Woman be Diana of Themyscira as we know her, or a new modern take akin to 'Smallville' or the upcoming 'Arrow?'
The landscape of TV may look very different in only a few short years. We're used to simply flipping on a box to watch something on one of the major networks if not pay cable, but suddenly it seems like every media outlet on the market is looking to land original programming, be it Hulu, Netflix, or even The History Channel. Could Amazon be the latest looking to become a network of its very own with the potential acquisition of 'Pan Am?'