With all the rumblings surrounding the news that the CW is working on developing a new Wonder Woman TV series a la 'Smallville,' the big question is: who will portray the lasso-swinging future Amazon heroine? Here's our pick for the five actresses who would be fit to fill Lynda Carter's shoes on the small screen.
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 CW's forthcoming Green Arrow adaptation 'Arrow' has been on a bit of a casting spree lately, most recently casting DC superhero The Huntress for a multi-episode stint in the series' first season. Huntress joins a number of other DC characters present to tangle with Stephen Amell's Oliver Queen, including Deadshot, China White and Deathstroke the Terminator, but what of DC's most recognizable characters? Which four is the series swearing off, and why?
Back in 1967, flush with the success of his campy 'Batman' TV series, producer William Dozier decided to try his hand at bringing Wonder Woman to the screen. The results were...well, now you can get a look at it yourself.
Whether you miss the days of Max Fleischer cartoons or even Bruce Timm's take on the DC Universe, there's no shortage of celebrity buzz surrounding voice castings for DC superheroes. And now where Susan Eisenberg, Keri Russell, and Lucy Lawless herself have donned the animated tiara before, now another woman warrior is set for Wonder Woman.