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I am – Hercules!!

“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” mastermind Joss Whedon may write and direct a big-screen “Wonder Woman”? While Fox is still secretly pursuing Whedon for “X-Men 3”??

I tell you it’s crazy enough to be true!

This could be a hoax, but I find it at least a little hard to believe anyone would go to the trouble of making up something this unbelievable!! Moreover, this source seems to have the knowing of much, and is aware that, back in October, Whedon told the world that Fox never approached him about directing a third X-Men feature.

Of course, October was a long time ago. Simon Kinberg (he’s the fellow who did those uncredited rewrites for “Catwoman” and “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle”) has probably had time to turn in his draft of the “X-Men 3” script.

So file this under “rumor.” But if it turns out to be true, remember you heard the Whole Whedon Wonder Woman What here first …

Dear Moriarty, Harry and Herc:

I've sent in the odd movie review to Harry before, but never something like this. This is so good, so COOL - and so confirmed by multiple sources (hey, people hang out with work friends), that I wanted to give Ain't It Cool the world exclusive on this.

Joss Whedon is in final negotiations with Joel Silver and Warner Bros. to write and direct WONDER WOMAN for Summer 2006. Joss Whedon. Joel Silver. WONDER WOMAN. 2006. That's right, baby!!! Ain't it cool?

The only possible thing standing in this picture's way is X-MEN 3. I know what's been said, but Fox is still coming after him hard to direct that, and that's a tough thing for a guy like Joss to pass up. But he probably will. For WONDER WOMAN.

Call Joel Silver and ask him about it. I'm serious, this is very real. Negotiations are ongoing, but this could break in the trades any day. Guys, I'm giving you the exclusive because I'm such a fan of your site, but in a day or two, I'm going to send the info to other places as well...I'm that psyched about it, and I think that Joss's legions of fans should know how close they are to to gold-braceletted greatness.

So anything else I can do to prove my rightousness, email me back and I'll do it. Do your due diligigence, call Joel Silver, call anyone you want, and get this news out there. Because you guys deserve the exclusive, and the world deserves Joss Whedon's Wonder Woman.

Keep up the great work!

[spy name withheld]





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  • Dec. 14, 2004, 2:39 p.m. CST

    Last!

    by bralli

    Wonder Woman? Are you kidding me? Linda Carter will always be Wonder Woman.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 2:39 p.m. CST

    I just called Joel Silver...

    by wash

    ...he said he'll take 2 large peppornis pizzas, extra cheese.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 2:43 p.m. CST

    I could almost hear Sarah Michelle Geller drop to her knees and

    by Lance Rock

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 2:46 p.m. CST

    As interested as I might be in seeing Charisma Carpenter or Amy

    by Big Bad Clone

    It's just not the right character for him. I rather see him do X3 or an Avengers movie. Hell, the Fantastic Four seems better suited to his brand of writing (emotional, extended families, etc.)

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 2:47 p.m. CST

    If this is true...

    by Lost Skeleton

    ...then the interesting part of this is that WB is learning a thing or two from Marvel and is discovering that writing and directing talent matters if they want to get some of their DC properties off the ground. Starting with a bad Catwoman movie was a mistake; however, hiring Singer with Supes and Whoedon (sp?) with Wonder Woman would be a great start.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 2:50 p.m. CST

    Won

    by The Outlander

    One would expect that Joss will be working on a Serenity sequel in 2006 and that if he was to direct something else it would be in 2005.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 2:56 p.m. CST

    SOMEBODY at Mutant Enemy was really into casting anorexic chicks

    by rev_skarekroe

    And if that somebody was Joss Whedon, I don't want him anywhere near Wonder Woman.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 2:58 p.m. CST

    Rachel Bilson for Wonder Woman!

    by theBigE

    Fans of the O.C. know what I'm talking about!

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:10 p.m. CST

    How do Amazons reproduce?

    by Hairy Nutsack

    Seriously now, how in the hell do they get new Amazons on that island? Do they rape and kill men on passing ships? Does one of them spontaneously turn into a man once in a while for some Snoo Snoo.(Yes! I made a Futurama reference WOOHOO!)Do they all come from magic Greek pottery class like Diana did? They can't all wash ashore like that girl in the Justice League cartoon, so what gives? I leave it to you, the intellectualy gifted Talkbackers to decide.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:17 p.m. CST

    possible answer to how amazons reproduce

    by Eternal Watcher

    Wasn't there a Hercules TV movie where he gets captured by some Amazons, and the Amazons (including one that looks suspiciously like Lucy Lawless) trap a lot of men....for the ritualistic sex? I guess the Amazons don't talk about it much, otherwise a lot of men would deliberately shipwreck themselves where they live. But despite seeing SMG as Wonder Woman to open the MTV Movie Awards three years ago, get Charisma for the job.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:19 p.m. CST

    I'd Rather See Joss do X-Men 3 than Wonder Woman

    by Drath

    Because I want to see X-Men continue to rule. Wonder Woman has been in development hell a long time and can stay there for all I care. They aren't hiring Lucy Lawless so I'll never care about that movie. And I could believe this is a hoax because in someone's mind Joss=Buffy=strong amazonian TV heroine>>Wonder Woman movie!

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:21 p.m. CST

    Hey rev_skarekroe you ever watch a ME show?

    by EmilyQFan

    Sure SMG lost a lot from season 1 to season 7 but other than Amy Acker I dont see ANY anorexic woman on that show. Charisma - Cordy Amber - Tara Eliza - Faith Gina Torres on both Angel and firefly The girl that played Marina on Firefly NONE of them are close to being anorexic and even Alyson and Emma are small but not that sick skinny look that a lot of actresses have today.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:25 p.m. CST

    I just talked to Silver...he said he would give me any exclusive

    by Grabthars_Hammer

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:27 p.m. CST

    My thoughts

    by KingKrikkit

    Heres my two cents for free: First she needs to be an amazon not a skinny 5'4" actress (I love you Sarah MG but youre not right for it, neither is Sandra Bullock or any of these other dimunitive actresses). Although in the past I've been against an actor playing more than 1 superhero (ie Halle Berry as both Storm and Catwoman, <<sidenote: Re:Catwoman nice career-killing choice of roles, Halle>>) but I cant see anyone else thats known but Famke Janssen (cmon she has the looks and shes 5'11 WITHOUT high heels so imagine her stature in Wonder Womans yellow, big-ass, high heeled boots!). I think shed make a better WW than she did Jean Grey. Other than that I trust Joss to cast a great unknown, I know he trusts and likes to take care of his friends and actors who hes worked with before and thats really respectable because he gets a lot of talented people the exposure they deserve (I love the whole Firefly cast, esp Alan Tudyk). Xmen would be great because Joss really writes relationships and group dynamics extremely well, but I dont think hell screw up Wonder Woman. Besides Joss is so good someone HAS to give him a great Comic Book property to direct.

  • Just so I can slobber over her juggs for all eternity. Damn is she hot!

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:34 p.m. CST

    WonderWOMAN

    by one9deuce

    Not Wondergirl! In a perfect world, Monica Bellucci would be in that awesome outfit. She is beautiful, stacked, has a booty, and she is 5'10" tall. And she can act. Repeat: She can act. It's perfect. She is also foreign, which could add a subtle layer to her being an Amazonian. As far as how Amazon women reproduce, I have been living on their island for the past five years as their sole source of impregnation. It's good work if you can get it.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:37 p.m. CST

    I vote Shannon Elizabeth for Wonder Woman

    by Xorply

    <img src="http://www.solutions-for-today.com/actressbattle/shannonelizabeth.jpg">

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:37 p.m. CST

    I 2ND Rachel Bilson as WW, and i don't want joss anywhere near t

    by The Founder

    Joss just has a different style, and I worry about the xmen. As for Ww?? maybe, but i don't want to see SMG as WW.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:44 p.m. CST

    WHOA THIS NEWS IS JUST KERAZEY AND UNBELIEVABLE!!!! WOW!!!!!!

    by kiddae

    What the fuck are you talking about? WHAT THE FUCK IS ANYONE WHO WRITES FOR THIS SITE TALKING ABOUT?!

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:44 p.m. CST

    No bitch from the OC please.

    by krims0nknite

    Jennifer Garner for Wonder Woman! What.. She can play two super heroes.. She'd be perfect damn it. I just read on SHH that Minnie Driver wants to be Wonder Woman, hah!

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:48 p.m. CST

    Oh, and no buffy people

    by krims0nknite

    eliza.. no way. smg.. no way. they're just not right for it. even charisma, not right. no buffy people, many other good choices out there.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 3:57 p.m. CST

    Monica Bellucci!!!

    by Eshu

    Yes! Yes! Yes! They should definitely get this Mediterranean bombshell to play Wonder Woman! This would be so perfect!

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:02 p.m. CST

    I 3rd the request for Rachel Bilson

    by SeanMiller

    she is the hottest woman on television right now and could totally pull off WW or any other female leading role. On another note, who gives a crap about WW. I can understand enthusiasm for X-Men, Blade, Supes and a few other properties, but who really wants to see a WW or Catwoman movie. The TV show was crap! Just give me my EPIII and forget this other crap.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:04 p.m. CST

    Charisma would be perfect because

    by Willowy

    she has the hair, the body, and the attitude. She would be the perfect WW. None of these scrawny, stick-figure chicks will do. It should be Charisma! Oh, and Monica Belucci? Feh. She always looks like she needs to wash her face. And Emma Caulfield was positively, tragically GAUNT at the end of Buffy. Get a clue.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:06 p.m. CST

    Monica Bellucci!!!

    by Eshu

    Not only should they get Monica Bellucci to play WW but they should get the beautiful Lynda Carter to play ww's mom, Queen Hippolyta!

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:08 p.m. CST

    Twenty-third!!!!!

    by The Gipper

    SCORE! If Whedon goes with one of his past actresses, go with Charisma. She's kind of got that Lynda Carter thing going. Other than that, I agree you need someone like a Bellucci or a Jensen.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:15 p.m. CST

    Going on the visuals alone when they were on talk shows: Laura

    by grillskill

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:18 p.m. CST

    Charisma Carpenter

    by superdavehenry

    If Whedon does do Wonder Woman, we'll probably see Cordelia Chase in the golden breastplate after all.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:22 p.m. CST

    SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR as WW

    by Judge Doom

    Damn, look what a mess I did in my keyboard.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:24 p.m. CST

    Just kidding

    by superdavehenry

    Wait, no--Monica Belucci, one of the hottest women alive, should be Wonder Woman. And the idea of having Lynda Carter play her mom is nifty.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:25 p.m. CST

    A Joss Whedon Wonder Woman? I dunno...

    by Floyd Gondolli

    don't get me wrong, I have nothing against cross-dressers (it is one of my hobbies, after all) but I just don't think Joss has the figure for it.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:28 p.m. CST

    Charisma and Whedon

    by xsi kal

    Am I the only one who remembers these two had a falling out during the course of Angel, leading to (1) the essential assassination of Cordelia's personality and (2) Charisma's departure from the show? Despite CC coming back for the 100th ep, I don't know that all is loveydovey there. Too bad, because she would be a gorgeous Wonder Woman. I'm 99% convinced this is fake news, regardless.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:29 p.m. CST

    Man, you geeks got short memories....

    by UnclePuppethead

    The perfect choice for WW is Zuleikha Robinson from the Lone Gunmen... http://www.safesearching.com/2k/assets/photos/actress/zuleikharobinson/zuleikharobinson_p_001.jpg

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:36 p.m. CST

    Lucy Lawless

    by SoulOnIce

    Is the best and ONLY choice for the Amazonian goddess. My god people she has the stature and the beauty!

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:41 p.m. CST

    How about Orlando Bloom?

    by Garbageman33

    He's more feminine than anyone mentioned so far.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:41 p.m. CST

    Serenity must be shaping up nicely

    by Mr Brownstone

    if these rumors are true. I'm sure Silver and Warner bros have screened it. Personally I think Whedon should stay away from WW, I can't see that ever being anything more than "pretty good". But X3 could be classic. At the urging of several friends I've finally sat down and started watching Buffy season 1 and 2. Not bad. I noticed the Whedon directed eps had a nice sheen/vibe to them that seemed to transcend the others.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:46 p.m. CST

    by the way

    by Mr Brownstone

    Charisma Carpenter as Wonder Woman would be box office suicide and it'll never happen. So forget it. It's not the most original idea in the world, but I think Jessica Biel would be good.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 4:51 p.m. CST

    No Joke: Wonder Woman should be...

    by Harrys Man Boobs

    Tera Patrick. She's tall enough (5'9"), curvy enough, and exotic enough. Think of the publicity!

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 5:03 p.m. CST

    Monica Bellucci would be great ...

    by howstone

    ... but Catherine Zeta-Jones would be greater. They both have that regal aura that is so necessary for the part. And if you can't get the two of them, how's about Rhona Mitra?

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 5:10 p.m. CST

    due dilligence

    by vinylsaurus

    "do your due dilligence"? Please, just say, "be dilligent" -- I get enough of that crap at work.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 5:11 p.m. CST

    Does anybody even want to see this?

    by Gorf

    A Wonder Woman movie seems like a bomb waiting to happen, even with the mighty Joss Whedon at the helm. I'd much rather see him do X3.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 5:24 p.m. CST

    Tera Patrick as lesbian Wonder Woman

    by punto

    genius. What's so unvelibable about this news? Whedon loves to do GURL POWER stuff.. he said himself that he has a feminist agenda, and we all love him for that.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 5:31 p.m. CST

    Who wants to see a Wonder Woman movie?

    by ChorleyFM

    I love Joss, but this is up there with a Thor or Aquaman type property that would suck hard no matter who was at the helm. Camp superheroes (without irony) don't work and WW is the campiest of them all, her show is on everyday on the gayest network in the world (some French channel). I want Joss to do X3, do a proper movie. Also the first screenings for cast and crew (obviousely not finished) of Serenity have gone down and although they would sy that they loved it regardless, they did anyway.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 5:37 p.m. CST

    amazons reproducing

    by CaptainBitchway

    They're immortal. They don't need to reproduce. Wonder Woman is the one and only child ever born on Paradise Island.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 5:43 p.m. CST

    wonder woman was not born...

    by jancola

    ...she was created out of clay by Hippolyta, at least in the Paul Dini/Alex Ross version (Spirit of Truth), so no kidnapping of male sailors, sorry boys............. I like Charisma Carpenter for this role. I think Ms. Bellucci looks great but I can't picture her kicking butt and flying through the air............ And Linda Carter for Hippolyta, she is an awesome lady.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 6:10 p.m. CST

    writing & directing vs. directing someone else's script

    by Hjermsted

    I doubt Whedon will take on Wonder Woman. I've never heard him mention WW as a comic he read nor even as an influence on Buffy. Plus: Whedon prefers working with ensemble casts over solo stars/heroes paired with supporting characters. If Marvel is offering him a shot at X3, there's no way he'd pick WW over that. The real question becomes, how does Joss Whedon feel about directing something he didn't write himself? If Warners is offering him the chance to write AND direct WW, that could possibly make all the difference. --mattro

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 6:18 p.m. CST

    CHARMISA CARPENTER as Wonder Woman!

    by My Ass Smells

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 6:30 p.m. CST

    Katie Holmes is 5'10

    by DomisInnerChild

    I'm just saying. Anybody who's seen the Gift knows she's got the rack and abs as well. She's just too innocent looking.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 6:35 p.m. CST

    Joss and Charisma and Sarah

    by Barry Egan

    I had heard Joss and Charisma had a falling out, but didn't Joss and Sarah have a falling out as well?

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 6:36 p.m. CST

    I'd rather see a big budget "Buffy/Angel" movie than a Wonder Wo

    by Barry Egan

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 6:42 p.m. CST

    DON'T GO WHITEBREAD! DON'T GO WHITEBREAD!

    by torbot

    They made a big mistake when they cast Jen Garner as Elektra, but Marvel's loss is DC's gain! Emmanuelle Vaugier should have been Elektra; somebody fucked up. But now she can play WW. This is a golden opportunity. Though I still wish she'd been cast as Elektra. People pushing for Zeta-Jones are on the right track, but Emmanuelle Vaugier is the hottest thing ever to walk; see for your self: http://www.emmanuellevaugier.com/picture%20gallery.htm http://www.sliceoftheday.com/emmanuelle_vaugier/

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 6:48 p.m. CST

    If it were up to me I'd cast Bad Santa's LAUREN GRAHAM as Wonde

    by workshed

    ...just go to http://cinema.libero.it/babbobastardo/img/babbo-3.jpg and tell me that it's not a good idea. Best piece of ass in 50 states.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 7 p.m. CST

    Angelina Jolie is Wonder Woman.

    by Snookeroo

    And instead of an invisible airplane, she should have an invisible costume. And instead of golden braclets, she should have golden handcuffs, Catwoman's whip, and a lifetime pass to Motel 6. Catherine Zeta Jones will co-star as Aquaman. Harry will portray Streaky the super-cat.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 7:15 p.m. CST

    Bellucci! Bellucci! Bellucci!

    by pulpculture

    Monica Bellucci is the only rational choice for Wonder Woman. It is so utterly obvious, and I've been pushing her for the role in every online comics forum for two years. (Why, yes, I am a geek. And you are...?) She's perfect for the part, and I can prove it with graphs.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 7:42 p.m. CST

    Deidre Pagnanelli for WW

    by Briannicus

    Ok, she may be a fitness model, but you can NOT tell me that she just SCREAMS Wonder Woman, exotic, got the build. . .actually looks like she's from the mediterranean (she's greek) None of these pale white girls pretending to be an Amazon, let's get someone who looks like one. http://www.dma.be/p/androide/realfitnessbabes/images/deidre_pagnanelli/pa-de06.jpg

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 8:02 p.m. CST

    NICOLE BASS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    by Monkeybrains

    No, not for the role. I just like walking around saying " NICOLE BASS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 8:09 p.m. CST

    I'm seeing Mia Wallace in a Wonder Woman outfit...

    by Joe Cool #2

    It'll never happen, but tell me that Uma Thurman wouldn't make a damn fine Wonder Woman. The whole package: acting chops, athletic /fighting ability, and... hey, it's UMA. Mmmm. Scrumptious. It's almost enough to make one forget all about Lynda Carter... well, OK not quite. Fair fight, though.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 8:10 p.m. CST

    Good news! He's one of the last surviving femnists.

    by FrankDrebin

    And to "GreatOne": WW is from an island, populated only by women, where men aren't allowed, which they refer to as Paradise--I'd actually to hear how this will be explained in the script. (Makes me think of an old Kliban drawing: a captain docks his ship at Lesbos, steps ashore, looks around, then asks some passing women, "So, what do you ladies do for fun around here?")

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 8:23 p.m. CST

    I'm just begging to get the crap beat out of me, but here goes:

    by FrankDrebin

    Young, buxom & popular with both guys & gals. And based on FREAKY FRIDAY and MEAN GIRLS, she can actually carry a movie. (The big boobage discussion here made me think of an old POLICE SQUAD joke: Leslie Nielsen's questioning a stripper, and she says, "Hey, is this some kind of bust?" and he says, "Yes, it's very impressive." Ba-dum-bump.)

  • .. well, then, I say this report is accurate. Who the fuck wants to direct a movie written by a guy who "polished" those turds. But the bigger question is this? How bad were those fucking scripts before this douchebag got a hold of them? Good Lord.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 8:37 p.m. CST

    Speaking of Whedon, there was a SERENITY TEST SCREENING tonight.

    by Commando Cody

    I KNOW this for a fact because the other night when a friend and I went to see OCEANS TWELVE, one of those holding his clipboard while handing out test screening passes guy was at the theater giving away passes to SERENITY. My friend took the pass and tried to call the RSVP number and get into the screening, but she was told she was too late -- the test screening was already now filled. And there was only going to be one screening tonight, Tuesday. But it WAS taking place tonight, so I imagine in the next 24 hours SOMEONE will send in a test review...

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 8:43 p.m. CST

    Oh, secondly, I'd vote for Monica Bellucci too -- as for X3, WAI

    by Commando Cody

    Whoever suggested her first is dead right. She's stunningly beautiful, she's naturally tall, and given her European accent has just that touch of "other worldliness" to be an Amazon. Of course, I'd be happy be Famke Jansen as well. Lucy Lawless would've been fun too -- but I'm sort of torn there. I know it's not fair to hold her TV Xena role against her, but seeing her on the big screen as Wonder Woman just makes me think I'd be sitting there thinking "Hey, it's Xena on the big screen." Sort of like when Kevin Sorbo did the KULL movie and I just didn't feel like I was watching Kull, but rather Hercules guest starring in another kingdom! And lastly, I'd rather see Whedon do WONDER WOMAN than X3. At least with WW, Whedon would be playing to his Buffy "girl power" sensibility (which personally I find a bit too hammy, but hey, others like it). On the flip side, I'd really rather that Fox waited to see just "how" SUPERMAN did before writing off Singer's possible return to the X-MEN since I would much rather WAIT for Singer to return to do the Dark Phoenix and Sentinel storylines he always envisioned getting to.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 8:46 p.m. CST

    X-3. Dude showed some chops with Astonishing. Wonder Woman pot

    by Tall_Boy

    Cuz, I don't think superheroine movies have much box office potential (unless you're in Kill Bill teritory, and those did alright). Everyone loves sequels and XMen is much much cooler than Wonder Woman anyway

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 9:17 p.m. CST

    Hey, Floyd - you rock.

    by SpacePhil

    That is all. Oh, and Charisma Carpenter in a WW outfit?... yeahhh... can I pay for the ticket now?

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 9:37 p.m. CST

    Jennifer Connely....

    by Bootskin

    ....before she became anorexic and lost her tits............................ ....OR, Monica Belluci, who is amazing godliness....

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 9:45 p.m. CST

    Whedon and Wonder Woman

    by jtp972

    I don't know much about Wonder Woman...other than vague childhood recollections of the TV series with Lynda Carter...but I think Joss has proven his chops as far as writing good female characters and telling stories that revolve around them. I could see it. I don't really see SMG as Wonder Woman, though. Isn't she supposed to be an Amazon...and therefore probably much taller/more built than SMG? Maybe Charisma Carpenter would be a natural fit for a Whedon WW? Anyway...no Wonder Woman expert here...but I imagine Joss knows enough about the character to do a good job.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 10:14 p.m. CST

    torbot & Briannicus...

    by Anlashok

    You do realize this is HOLLYWOOD your imploring? Prepare yourselves for the worst kind of dissapointment. I predict they cast a blond, 5'5," 5'7" 18 to 21 years old, probably from some inane teenage dramedy. She'll have big watery eyes and glossy lips. They'll pair her with some tall dark generic LOVE interest who'll be her introduction to "the real world" and will then spend the majority of the film getting in the way, hurt, and wowed at her abilities. The big bad will probably be a woman/girl, whom she's known since youth and the finale will not only resolve/delay the central threat of the movie but would also be a culminating catharthis for or heroine so that she can assume her rightful state of...whatever. Know this Hollywood, I fucking loathe you.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 10:42 p.m. CST

    I kid you not, if Tyra Banks was Greek, she would be the perfect

    by Terry_1978

    She's got the body of Diana to a tee, but that damn racial thing...

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 11:24 p.m. CST

    More power to Whedon if he can snag Monica Belluci. There is an

    by Declan_Swartz

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0086800/ http://www.lostworldtv.net/characters/marguerite_frame.html http://home.earthlink.net/~john43/Jen&Rachel-paper.JPG

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 11:30 p.m. CST

    Charisma's boobies...

    by zer0cool2k2

    ...looked pretty damn good to me in her Playboy spread. Zeta-Jones has definitely got the look down, but is she young enough to launch a franchise with? I like the suggestion someone made of Rhona Mitra. I also think Heather Graham has got the body for it, but she comes off a little goofy. And I too think Wonder Woman is a little too old-fashioned for Whedon anyway.

  • Dec. 14, 2004, 11:33 p.m. CST

    Joss Whedon- The Only Person Capable of Making a Good Wonder Wom

    by atomheartbrother

    upon immediate reflection it's obvious that either this rumor is complete harebrained horseshit/fanboy jackoff or a complete no brainer. and could this mean that the heat for "serenity" could be greater than originally imagined?

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 12:06 a.m. CST

    you just know where they're gonna go with this...

    by Lou C.

    Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera. Or Jessica Simpson. That's what they're gonna do. Me? I'll take almost all of the suggestions made here. A LOT of them sound good. Famke Janssen, Charisma Carpenter, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Connelly. I know she's in Fantastic Four, but what about Jessica Alba? I just really want to see her in that outfit, is all. Maybe she could do it just for me.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 1:20 a.m. CST

    Great One.

    by joe brady

    Please. There are some good reasons to hate Joss Whedon. Let's not bring any irrational homophobic dumb-ass reasons into it. Whedon sucks because of his crappy writing. That's all.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 1:38 a.m. CST

    If Jennifer Connolly isn't Wonder Woman it'l be a crime against

    by TheGinger Twit

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 1:42 a.m. CST

    thora birch

    by Panthalassa

    no particular reason other than wouldn't you like to see'em straining to break free?

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 1:46 a.m. CST

    The woman who played Sophia Loren in the recent Peter Sellers mo

    by BrashHulk

    And here's a link to some pix of her. She's a younger, fresher-looking version of Monica Bellucci. http://www.allcelebrity.it/Aquino/ Also, Daniela Amavia (she played Alia in Children of Dune) would be a great choice for Wonder Woman and SHOULD have been Elektra, since she's Greek, tall, athletic, and an excellent actor. yay hollywood.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 1:57 a.m. CST

    Hey Anla'shok

    by Briannicus

    You are probably right on the money with that one. I was just saying if they wanted it done right then Deidre would be perfect for the role.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 2 a.m. CST

    Here's my short list...

    by thebigcrazy

    Okay I'm not putting on Zeta Jones for the fact she won't be able to hold this franchise for 3 or more films. One maybe but not 2 or 3. So here's what I think, first off Katie Holmes is not a bad pick for this role, the first thing is that Wonder Woman needs height so the closer to 5'10 you are the better. Has the shoulders for those amazon dresses and my fellow geeks know what I mean. Could be trained in stunt work and with that amount and no tv show means she's got the time. On that same note how about Mandy Moore. Got the shoulders and the hips and the height, okay maybe not the boobs, and better acting ability. If they go short I wouldn't be shock if we see Lindsay Lohan under the tiara as much as it pains everyone of us. Too bad Jennifer Garner is doing too many comic book movies. Leelee Sobieski if your going cheap with this film I think she has the other beaten if they do that storyline where Wonderwoman was defeated and replaced about a decade back. Evangeline Lilly from Lost is another... Take your picks

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 2:03 a.m. CST

    How is going to do it?

    by moviemaniac-7

    First of all, I am a big fan of Joss writing and directing X3. In my opinion there is no better one suited for the job after Singer left to do the Caped One. --- But if Serenity is a success, they are going to fast track two sequels. Read it somewhere on the net yesterday, so I can imagine Joss doing scripts for Wonder Woman, X3 and his Serenity sequels (plus all the script doctoring he is doing), but also direcitng X3 would be a dream come true.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 2:07 a.m. CST

    Well... Sonia Aquino now gets my vote.

    by TheGinger Twit

    But if not, an unknown would be great. For Gods sake i hope they get a brunette hourglass chick with a set of D cups. Incidently... a nice description of my girlfreind... but shes to short.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 2:21 a.m. CST

    Wonder Woman Bio and stats for those not to familiar...

    by Anlashok

    http://www.dcuguide.com/Who/WonderWoman_Bio.php

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 2:38 a.m. CST

    But enough of this speculation, my worst nightmare has been made

    by Anlashok

    (In an interview with the IESB, Avi Arad talked about the planned big-screen version of Marvel Comics' late "Thor" title. Arad confirmed rumors that swirled last week that screenwriter David Goyer ("Blade", "Batman Begins") was onboard the project - "Thor is being written now. Actually, David is going to write it. He is a Thor fanatic for a long time. He's going to write it." The funny thing is, IGN Filmforce attended a convention this past weekend in LA where Goyer was in attendance. When asked, he apparently seem surprised to hear that Arad said he was scripting it - as far as he knew the deal was still only in the works. Goyer added he hopes to direct the film, which is set-up at Sony Pictures. He also downplayed the notion that rumored contender Triple H would portray Thor, saying he didn't think the wrestler-actor might be all that interested in it. Thanks to 'Stax) NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go shoot myself.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 2:39 a.m. CST

    Lake Bell, anyone?

    by jackson healy

    I think Lake Bell from Boston Legal would kick ass as Wonder Woman. Charisma's too old and Jennifer Connolly's just got too much baggage, and Rachel Bilson is just plain wrong. She's the size of a gnat. Whereas Lake Bell can pass for Amazonian.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 2:39 a.m. CST

    Lake Bell, anyone?

    by jackson healy

    I think Lake Bell from Boston Legal would kick ass as Wonder Woman. Charisma's too old and Jennifer Connolly's just got too much baggage, and Rachel Bilson is just plain wrong. She's the size of a gnat. Whereas Lake Bell can pass for Amazonian.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 3:14 a.m. CST

    Lake Bell photo

    by jackson healy

    Here's a link to a Lake Bell pic where she's got a cool Wonder Woman thing going on. She's got the Amazon body kicking, too. I think if the studio wants to skew young, Lake's the way to go. http://us.imdb.com/gallery/granitz/2164/LakeBell_Ausse_1554792_400.jpg?path=pgallery&path_key=Bell,%20Lake

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 3:53 a.m. CST

    Tyra Banks as WW? Yeah, that worked just fine in Catwoman...

    by Judge Doom

    The perfect WW would be Courteney Cox, if we use a time machine and bring her from the times of Ace Ventura

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 5:13 a.m. CST

    BrashHulk

    by DocPazuzu

    Yep, Aquino is perfect for WW. Although NOT perfect for WW, kudos for mentioning Daniela Amavia who is the hottest female in the solar system.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 5:42 a.m. CST

    Casting WW

    by UltimaRex

    First off, if it's a known actress then it's Kristanna Loken. But, the best way to cast Wonder Woman is to go to the med and find a 20 year old beauty with good english.

  • So who knows...

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 7:13 a.m. CST

    fuck - i hope everyone is being sarcastic

    by ScaryJim

    Seriousely - do people really care ..about Wonder woman ?? this is a joke right?

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 8:15 a.m. CST

    Morena Baccarin!

    by mr Broots

    The only way I see Joss Whedon attached to this would be if he made it as a star-vehicle for Firefly/Serenity actress Morena Baccarin. http://www.morena-baccarin.com/modelingpages/modeling2.html

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 8:26 a.m. CST

    A raven-haired KRISTANNA LOKEN from Terminator 3 would be the pe

    by Rant Breath

    As far as Weadon doing X3, he isnt worthy. That job should be reserved for the likes of James Cameron. Too bad he's doing Battle Angel Alita. He couldve made the definitive X-men movie(with some recasting).

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 8:50 a.m. CST

    CATHERINE ZETA-JONES would be perfect casting for WONDER WOMAN .

    by JDanielP

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 8:53 a.m. CST

    uggh!

    by dr.bulber

    wonder woman falls in love with the flash. the flash and wonder woman are a hot couple and their cute!- wonderwoman likes to use rope, flash likes fast quickies, they break up. boo-hoo- they miss each other. they pine for each other. they talk. they talk some more. they meet. they have sex. they're a couple again. yay!! flash runs to the store after wonder woman rope sex, flash gets killed by a jaywalker. wonder woman goes insane. wonder woman goes dark and evil. wonder woman will destroy the world. meets david copperfield. goes to mush. gets married . flash is sent back to earth. wonder woman meets flash at the supermarket. he's in the express line...

  • I mean, it's not like SERENITY 2 is very promising at this point, so I imagine she'll be available. I do, however, think Catherine Zeta-Jones is a natural choice for Hippolyta, but Lynda Carter as Hippolyta would be better. C'mon, you know you want to see that...

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 9:19 a.m. CST

    If they can't get Garner, I say go for Biel.

    by Mr. Profit

    She can act, has a great body, and is young. You know they are going to go for a young girl, so why not an athletic one like Biel. I love Geller, but she's way to thin and small. Lynda Carter's shoes are hard to fill. And I know the TV show wasn't the best TV, but that's what older audiences will remember the most. If they don't cast right, this movie will suffer from the Hulk syndrome. Too many fond memories of an old TV show hampering a new movie.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 9:34 a.m. CST

    Or Evangeline Lilly

    by Mr. Profit

    Evangeline Lilly, Garner, and Biel. Holmes has a good build but her mouth and the way she is always biting it annoys me. Lokken will kill herself with Bloodyrayne. And her acting is pretty wooden. Bellucci is beautiful but older and wont be able to make the film a franchise. Who wants to see 'Desperate Wonder Woman'? That's what will happen if you cast anyone over 35. J Lo could be good. I know you guys would kill me, but she's still hot. She would have probably been better as Catwoman. I would have paid to see her do back flips in tight leather.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 9:42 a.m. CST

    Seriously Don;t give a flying

    by Larry Jay

    FUCK AT A ROLLING doughnut about Wonder Woman as a big screen property. Given DC's MISERABLE record and seemingly endless ability to FUCK UP A GOOD THING. If I were Whedon, I would crawl on my knees to FOX and suck a broken glass encrusted dick to write and direct an X-Men movie. Think about it. If he pulls off a succssful Wonder Woman, he's a one hit (maybe 2 if Fox properly markets Serenity) he'll get props but will still have to swim upstream for his next project. If he puts up a solid and profitable X-MEN he joins Bryan Singer on the "A" list and can pick and choose whatever the hell he wants. The Linda "Heroic Tits" Carter factor aside there are still more X-Men fans in the world than fans of WW. Personally I want more X-Men and am more than satisfied with the Wonder Woman on JLU. ME WANT SNU-SNU!! ALL GLORY TO THE HYPNOTOAD!!!

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 10:04 a.m. CST

    OMFG, I can't believe we are arguing this... WW is soooo not ne

    by Judge Briggs

    Still pissed cause Angel was cancelled. Fuck Charmed.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 10:15 a.m. CST

    JENNIFER GARNER would be my choice, if Warner Bros. were so inte

    by JDanielP

    As much as I dream of making movies ... there is no way I'd make a movie ... like this ... without having casting approval. Honestly, casting the role of Wonder Woman can be as difficult (of a choice) as casting the role of Superman. My first insinct, my "gut feeling" as an artist, is to go with Catherine Zeta-Jones. I'd say, "Warner Bros.... Let me focus on making this first Wonder Woman movie a great film. Let me make this with Catherine Zeta-Jones before we've lost our chance with the perfect Wonder Woman. She is young enough that we can establish her character in her prime. And when the movie's a hit, we can still make one or two more, with Catherine. But let's not lose this chance with her. If there was ever a woman born to play the role, I say it's Catherine Zeta-Jones. What do you say we concentrate our focus, for now, on one great Wonder Woman flick. We can figure out what's next for the character another time."

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 10:39 a.m. CST

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: SHANNON ELIZABETH is

    by Monkey_King

    Screw typcasting and all of the idiots/doubting Thomas' who haven't seen all her talent, this girl could sell this film. I have more faith in her than say....Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sandra Bullock, Mariah Carey, Charisma Carpenter or even Eliza Dushku(all rumored to be in the running at one time or another). Shannon's even stooped as low as being in Vacation-remake film 'Johnson's Family Vacation' since she hasn't yet won the coveted Diana role in the forthcoming WW film. Give her a chance, you'd be surprised. Old Monkey has spoken!!!

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 10:53 a.m. CST

    A)- SHANNON ELIZABETH is ugly as a medieval monk, B)- She can't

    by Judge Doom

    D)- Ugly face, E)- so so Body, F)- Has only done stupid parts sofar etc. etc. We need at least ONE female superhero cast rigth. I mean, catwoman was crap, Ana paquin as Rogue was INSANITY, Dunt has nothing to do With MJ, Jessica fucking Alba as Inisible Woman??! The only hits so far were Rebbeca Romjim as Mistique and Famke Jansen as Jean Grey. The rest was mega-crap. SHANNON ELIZABETH would be mega-crap too.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 10:54 a.m. CST

    Thanks SpacePhil, for messaging my already bloated ego.

    by Floyd Gondolli

    The Perfect Wonder Woman is quite obviously Beyonce... nah, just kidding, that was a joke. If you're reading this and you're a studio executive, please don't take my suggestion seriously.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 11:30 a.m. CST

    Fuck Whedon, Proyas for X3

    by Mr. Profit

    I Robot was a solid movie only hampered by the casting of Will Smith. Had we had a realer, tougher and more relatable hero like The Rock instead it would have been a better film.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 11:48 a.m. CST

    I just can't get Heather Graham in the WW outfit out of my head

    by minderbinder

    Yowza.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 12:29 p.m. CST

    God, how I'd love to make such a movie. Catherine Zeta-Jones as

    by JDanielP

    And Captain Steve Trevor steals the James Bond line, "I must be dreaming." -- This movie should be gorgeous to look at .... with blue skies and beautiful clouds. (Check out all of the Alex Ross illustrated Wonder Woman material ... and www.AlexRossArt.com) Wonder Woman should make an impact every time she enters a scene, heaven sent like it was the second coming of Christ ... if you understand what I'm saying. And her power is nearly equal to that of Superman's ... so there is absolutely NO REASON why her action scenes shouldn't rival any of Superman's, past or future. -- God, how I'd just love to make movies exclusively for Warner Bros. After all, they are sitting on a gold mine of "proprerties". It's just a matter of having the right talent to interpret the characters. Directors should be gifted artists themselves, to transfer these superhero characters in beautiful, visually interesting ways. -- Other than Marvel properties ... and any possibility to make an original STAR WARS movie ... I can see how a director would be completely at home, ... a company man, ... under Warner Bros. studios. How I'd love to spend the rest of my life bringing DC Comics characters to the big screen ... to share the movies, which I do "see", in my mind's eye.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 12:33 p.m. CST

    ... and lens flare.

    by JDanielP

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 12:36 p.m. CST

    turn down X-men 3 for Wonder woman?

    by Dragonfire

    I don't envy anyone trying to make the idea of an amazon woman sent down by a goddess to fight crime seem cool and believable in a movie.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 1:29 p.m. CST

    Uma, Oprah.... Oprah, Uma......

    by The Gipper

    Uma won't work as WW. Her nose is too long. Oprah would be the perfect WW. Given the guy who wrote this script is the one who polished Catwoman, that magnificent star vehicle for Halle Barry.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 1:30 p.m. CST

    A link to a pic of Rachel Bilson as Wonder Woman

    by HarrisonsDad

    http://www.geocities.com/wonderwomanwannabees/RachelBilson/html/wonderwoman.htm She's okay, but her boobs just aren't what I'd call Amazonian.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 1:34 p.m. CST

    Something else about Rachel Bilson

    by HarrisonsDad

    An odd coincidence, Rachel Bilson's grandfather, Bruce Bilson used to direct Linda Carter on the Wonder Woman series.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 1:39 p.m. CST

    Artistically and comercially, Jennifer Garner makes a lot of sen

    by doc_manhattan

    Artistically, I think they'll be lookin for someone who first and foremost projects strength and physicality. That is not anything you can act out really, in my experience/opinion. Take Sarah Michelle for example: No matter how great she is at those high kicks she will never project those qualities. And that is probably also why she was cast as Buffy, to project a charming girlieness. Commercially, I believe they will be looking for a lead who can raise the profile of the movie. Jennifer Garner could be the answer on both accounts, but other than that I have no idea. Jessica Biel is a decent actress too, and she can do action stuff, but again, doesnt project wonder woman qualities. I doubt they will be going for an unknown though.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 3:10 p.m. CST

    WW actresses - it's the eyes

    by rengaw

    The thing about Lynda Carter's WW that always impresses me is her eyes! Even today in her infomercials they are so expressive. We need someone with similiar expressive eyes. Ones I can think of are Lucy Lawless, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and perhaps Charisma Carpenter. WW also needs to be more mature and confident, signifying a woman in her 30's.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 3:29 p.m. CST

    Take it all back. Cast Lilly.

    by Mr. Profit

    http://www.evangeline-lilly.net/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=53 Lilly should be Wonder Woman. Biel is too tough. Garner wont even be approached because DC wont be smart enough to cast her. And could people stop with Charisma Carpenter? She was good on Buffy and Angel but she's no Wonder Woman. We need someone who is a goddess, not a sex pot. Charisma is HOT. But not someone who can be relatable to both sexes. Remember, Wonder Woman will skew more female moviegoers. They want someone who they can root for. Not competition. Bilson is a cutie, but she's probably suited for Lois Lane, or if they do X3, they can cast her as Jubilee. Or even replace Paquin.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 5:08 p.m. CST

    who the fuck is clamoring for a WW movie

    by hank quinlan

    I don't see how anyone could take this seriously. Maybe Whedon could pull it off, but there is no way to do the costume as it stands. And her powers are lame. And will we get the invisble jet too? Reminds me of the Chappelle joke where WW gets you in her magic lasso that makes you tell the truth and you say:"Damn! Those are some big titties!" I'm all for girl power but this is gonna set it back.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 5:24 p.m. CST

    Monica Bellucci or Catherine Zeta-Jones

    by Eshu

    Damn, now I'm torn between Catherine Zeta-Jones and Monica Bellucci... CZJ would surely but the WOMAN in Wonder Woman... but MB is pimp ass too.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 5:38 p.m. CST

    so who is dying for a Wonder Woman movie?

    by Homer Sexual

    I really think the comic geek base, of which I am a proud part, has to be behind any comic-based movie for it to succeed. No movie bashed by the majority of comic geeks has done well at the box office, while even nobodies like Hellboy, when embraced by the core audience, do well. I can't imagine how hard it would be to make a non-ridiculously cornball Wonder Woman movie. The right actress, director and script would all have to gel and that's asking a lot. X3, on the other hand, has a huge built-in following as well as many more oppportunities for any director to take advantage of. BTW, I expect Superman to suck but with the power of THE icon and huge media blitz, it will do pretty well.

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 9:42 p.m. CST

    JDanielP, you are HILARIOUS

    by one9deuce

    I always look forward to your posts. Does anyone have a screen capture of Heather Graham as Wonder Woman in that episode of Scrubs?

  • Dec. 15, 2004, 10:42 p.m. CST

    Evalutating them all, MONICA BELLUCCI is the clear frontrunner!

    by Balaabaribibo

    Sarah Gellar is too short. Shannon Elizabeth doesn't have the look at all. Ditto Lauren Graham. Ditto Angelina Jolie. Ditto Uma Thurman. Ditto Lake Bell. Jennifer Connelly would've been a good choice a few years back but not since she went skin & bones. Janssen and Garner were already in big roles in comic book movies. Laura Harring is a decent choice but she's not as good a fit as Bellucci. Lucy Lawless....no. Just no. Tera Patrick is, uh, an Asian pornstar. Courtney Cox would work for the Roger Corman version. Kristanna Loken is an actress now? The rest are just inexperienced pretty-faces-of-the-week. Not that Wonder Woman requires a great thespian but it doesn't hurt. Monica Bellucci is a fine actress and has the look. If not Bellucci, then Zeta Jones.

  • Dec. 16, 2004, 2:51 a.m. CST

    Garner as WW????? I like Garner but.....

    by The Founder

    and i hate to say this, cause I'm really a fan of this woman, but she isn't pretty enough to be WW. Garner is an attractive enough woman, but she doesn't have the natural beauty that is Diana. SMG doesn't either. Bilson from the OC is beautiful, and I think she'd amke a great WW. She's like 24, so she's old enough, but my problem is that her acting is a lil shoddy. The problem with WW, is that the actress has to be regal, and a natural beauty.

  • Dec. 16, 2004, 3:44 a.m. CST

    I should have mentioned I was referring to the "KINGDOM COME" Wo

    by JDanielP

    I got to tell you ... I totally and completely understand why ANYONE would chose to direct "X3" over "WONDER WOMAN". It seems obvious to everyone here that "X3" is the easy choice. Perhaps even the "no-brainer". But why go that easy route, ... simply staying true to the artistic style and integrity of the two previous X-men films when you can "raise the bar" by showing that ... yes, even "WONDER WOMAN" can be a GREAT film. Shock the world, that's what I say. -- Being the nerd that I am, such debate brought to us by geek-heaven "aintitcool.com" will stay on my brain for days at a time. I gotta tell you, I love this stuff ... and I'm so envious of people who have the opportunity realize such films from a director's chair. (Somebody fetch me a coke! heh,heh) Seriously, I'd love to see a real woman in this role ... and by that, I mean a woman that's not only gorgeous with all the right curves, ... but a woman with some meat on her bones. Not skinny. And "some shoulders", as my wife suggested. (Yeah, we're both geeks.) And for me, if Catherine Zeta-Jones is willing to put forth the effort by hitting the gym 6 days a week (with a trainer), then the role is hers. That means Wonder Woman will already be established within the context of the film, and we will see her in prime action. -- I suppose one idea is to show the story from the perspective of someone other than Wonder Woman ... whether that's a photo-journalist or Steve Trevor or even a child ... or even an entire city with all the townspeople. Whatever. (So many options.) And by the way, for the person who mentioned how difficult it would be in presenting Wonder Woman's origin in a believable way, ... I say it's no more difficult than it would be to interpret "THOR" (which is being talked about, I understand). Let's just hope that if the filmmakers go with an origin story, they pull it off just as well as Richard Donner did with "SUPERMAN".

  • Dec. 16, 2004, 4:39 a.m. CST

    HOW ABOUT A TRILOGY FROM WARNER BROS. THAT WOULD COMBINE ELEMENT

    by JDanielP

    Now THAT could be something awesome, don't you think? Just think about it. Imagine the possibilities, from a storytelling point-of-view. -- Imagine the first film of this trilogy beginning with a loose interpretation of "BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS" ... where Batman hasn't been seen in 10 years. Superman is mostly a secret weapon, avoiding the public eye and working for the U.S. government. And Wonder Woman has captured most of the world's spotlight ... while new talent pops up now and then, meta-humans and all. -- Then in movie #2, we get the big confrontation between Batman and Superman. (but instead of Batman faking his death, the match is a draw) ... and in conclusion, Batman decides to fight crime in alternative ways. And this film would eventually lead to the catastrophe involving Superman from "KINGDOM COME", with the mushroom cloud. And Superman retires to the farm in Kansas. -- And with movie #3, we get Superman's return. (I loved Superman's return in "KINGDOM COME" ... with him walking in the bar, young costumed characters whispering and wondering if it's really him ... and he sprays his heat vision across the bar mirror and shattering all the bottles, getting everyone's attention, then lays down the law in Marshal Matt Dillon style.) And we also get (from "KINGDOM COME") Wonder Woman suiting up in her God-given battle gear ... and when Superman is studying her sword, in hand, while conversing with her ... Superman is astonished when he actually cuts hinself, as he ran his thumb up the sword's edge. (Very cool.) And finally, the climatic fight which leads to so many deaths ... and Superman looses his temper. -- Anyway, you can kind of see where my thoughts were going. (So many possibilities.) What a great trilogy it could be ... if only anyone had the guts (and vision) to do it. -- Superman: Howie Long (age 44), Batman: George Clooney (age 43), Wonder Woman: Catherine Zeta-Jones (age 35) or Lucy Lawless (age 46), Captain Marvel (SHAZAM!): Bruce Campbell (age 46). -- I could go on and on with my casting choices for specific roles ... but perhaps some of my fellow "talkbackers" would like to have a say.

  • Dec. 16, 2004, 9:56 a.m. CST

    Mmmm. Catherine.

    by burningbabyfish

    I love love LOVE the idea of Catherine Zeta-Jones as WW. She's definitely curvy enough, and does have a regal presence. Catherine. *drools*

  • Dec. 16, 2004, 9:59 a.m. CST

    God, save me from a BANTERING, QUIPPING LA-IZED WONDER WOMAN.

    by Margot Tenenbaum

    Will she have a support staff of 3-8 people from various demographics, one of which is played by an American actor faking a British accent and another a sweet female tech-head who secretly harbors a desire for sexual deviancy and/or tight leather? Does this mean that Morena Baccarin is the new WW?

  • Dec. 16, 2004, 3:36 p.m. CST

    I sense something green...

    by Zefram Mann

    ... and it ain't the Hulk. C'mon? Nobody crying plant from the tone of that asshole letter? Also, if they were going to cast a WW movie, it would have to be a relative unknown with goodf acting ability. Not as hard as it sounds. Typical human sticks that Hollywood calls actresses these days wouldn't cut it.

  • Dec. 16, 2004, 9:47 p.m. CST

    Famke Jansen

    by jawaburger

    is stick thin, with small breasts. She is hot, but not WW

  • Dec. 17, 2004, 11:53 a.m. CST

    Eliza Dushku she be in it

    by Lordspivious

    I think Eliza Dushku should be wonder woman if they go ahead with it! She would be perfect! But hopefully the whedon will do X3 first and maybe Wolverine? What do you think

  • Dec. 17, 2004, 7:13 p.m. CST

    Vivica Fox = WW.

    by Truth0ne

    Just imagine that fine chocolate ass in star-spangled panties... Think back to "Independence Day"...

  • Dec. 17, 2004, 9:46 p.m. CST

    Speaking of Kingdom come and super hero sex!

    by davids

    http://superman.ws/Maggin/kingdom.php The above is the address for the uncensored version of chapter 14 from the novel Kingdom come by maggin. Superman and Wonder woman's love making is so furious the JLS space station. well can you say re-entry?

  • Dec. 18, 2004, 5:10 p.m. CST

    Tera Patrick is good... but THIS hottie is better!

    by Kenshiro_Kane

    One part Angelina Jolie, one part Zhang Ziyi... HTTP://WWW.IAMTROUBLE.COM (yeah, I banged her...) -KK

  • Dec. 19, 2004, 12:42 a.m. CST

    Then it's official: X-Men 3 will suck.

    by ZeroCorpse

    Great. It will be a bunch of mutants hanging out having quirky conversations and shooting juvenile cracks at each other. Spare us.

  • Dec. 19, 2004, 5:28 a.m. CST

    Did they really sing, "In your satin tights, fighting for our ri

    by BobFunch

    I just got through looking at picks of Beckinsale promoting the Avaitor and I believe she must be on the short list for actresses considered for Wonder Woman. She's had a kid. She is stacked enough. Look at the picks people! Catherine Zeta Jones is truly hot, but just because she's the top brunette in Hollywood dosen't mean she's gotta - gotta - gotta be Wonder Woman. She's on a career track right now that dosen't lead through Superhero flicks. (Zorro Sequel aside) I'm going back to Jennifer C. If the WB is plopping 10 million in her lap to play WW then she'll put some flesh back on her bones. She'll give 'em whatever body they request. I think some of these actresses reset their bodies to a "lean and mean" level because it's a good base to work from/ready for any script contingency that comes their way - be it junky or bombshell. I'm not saying this is the right train of thought, because it leads to dorks like us whining about "Oh I wish I still wanted to fuck her like I did back in the day instead of want to feed her a sandwhich." But it's practical for the Jennifer Garners and Jennifer Connely's of the world. Lohan and Mandy Moore are out because Wonder Woman has to be able to give off the vibe that she at least has been to college and gotten good grades. Niether of these actresses can do that yet. Whedon won't cast one of his regulars because I'm guessing he wants to move forward. (Plus it's the thrill of the hunt baby! Yeah! If we're blowing our nuts over who gets cast just imagine the excruciating pleasure Mr. Whedon is having. -- Not to mention Mr. Silver... "Snoo-oort!" - classic.) My secret casting wish: Rosario Dawson. If not Wonder Woman, please just put her in a tight suit in something every few months. Oh, you already are? Oh, uh thanks.

  • Dec. 19, 2004, 5:34 a.m. CST

    P.S.

    by BobFunch

    People! Just give X3 to Doug Liman and quit juggling between Whedon and Singer as if it were the difference between Christ and Moses.

  • Dec. 19, 2004, 2:35 p.m. CST

    PICTURE OF CATHERINE ZETA-JONES AS WONDER WOMAN!!!!!

    by JDanielP

    http://home.iprimus.com.au/rennyr/Gallery_Catherine2.html

  • Dec. 19, 2004, 3:40 p.m. CST

    ERICA DURANCE

    by Phildogger

    yes, Lois Lane from Smallville. She is close to six feet tall, perfect age (26), and CURVY AS HELL. go here to see... http://www.kryptonsite.com/ericagallery2.htm

  • Dec. 20, 2004, 12:42 p.m. CST

    Evangeline Lilly from "Lost"

    by CaptainBitchway

    She's tall enough, she can act, she can be tough without being manly, and she has a unique "exotic" kind of beauty.

  • Dec. 21, 2004, 12:29 a.m. CST

    Problem with most of the actresses mentioned

    by BitchNig

    There one major problem with most of the actresses mentioned, including: Famke Jansen, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Monica Bellucci, Uma Thurman, Angelina Jolie, Lauren Graham (whom I adore greatly), Jennifer Connelly, Charisma Carpenter and Lucy Lawless - the problem being... THEY'RE TOO OLD!! The studio/people behind WW are shooting for a franchise no doubt, so they need someone not only looks good now, but has the potential to look good for years to come. I'm sorry, I love a lot of the actresses mentioned above - all are extremely gorgeous, but they're too old already. MY GOD some are in their 40's (Lawless), get real! There's no doubt who should play WW, Katie Holmes!! She's beautiful, got the great rack, and stature, and can actually act. Jennifer Garner would be good too, but 1. She