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The CW Is Developing A
New Wonder Woman Series --
Without David E. Kelley!!

I am – Hercules!!

David E. Kelley’s pilot for “Wonder Woman” failed to find a place on NBC’s schedule last year, but that hasn’t discouraged The CW from developing its own series about the Princess of Thymescera, according to Vulture.

While Kelley’s version of the heroine was set after she’d already spent a lot of time in “man’s world” -- and ditched romantic interest Steve Trevor, “Amazon” (like the old Lynda Carter series) would apparently start around the time she leaves her all-female island home for the United States.

Vulture reports the proposed series (a new pilot still hasn’t been greenlit for production) seems to be taking the “Smallvlle” route and will make do without the classic Wonder Woman apparel.

Allan Heinberg (“Party of Five,” “Sex and the City,” “Gilmore Girls,” “The O.C.” “Grey's Anatomy”) is penning the new pilot script.

Find all of Vulture’s story on the matter here.

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  • Sept. 6, 2012, 6:34 p.m. CST

    Will still suck. Oh and first.

    by Bob

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 6:38 p.m. CST

    Why the hell...

    by harp121

    ...don't they just make a movie already? It could be good! Oh, wait... this is WB... they can't seem to get DC stuff going other than Batman (and hopefully Superman...).

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 6:38 p.m. CST

    Oh... and First!

    by harp121

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 6:42 p.m. CST

    Sounds intersting.

    by iakobos

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 6:42 p.m. CST

    That is so awesome!

    by MisterMxyzptlk

    Oh wait, I just read the article now... no, no it's not.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 6:42 p.m. CST

    Smallville sucked.

    by yeah i'm a jerk!

    He should've been in costume as Superman by the 4th season. That show went on too long, and it wasn't very good. I don't want to watch Wonder Woman, unless it's done in a style similar to the original tv series. Fat chance, since DC has morons running everything these days.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 6:42 p.m. CST

    So will this lead into that Justice League Movie? Come on DC.....

    by whatevillurks

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 6:46 p.m. CST

    ('scuse me lady) Venture Bros. Halloween Special pics!

    by BrandLoyalist

    Speed thee to jacksonpublick.livejournal.com ! He also says pre-production is done on Season 5. Go team Venture!

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 6:57 p.m. CST

    What's wrong with the "apparel"?!

    by JorEl214

    Jesus! I loved Smallville and I'm looking forward to Arrow but when did "costume" or "apparel" or whatever become a dirty word? Superheroes are HUGE right now! Put them in a costume people will recognize! Stop pussyfooting around it! All these execs sound like Jon The Hairdresser Peters talking to Kevin Smith about the Death of Superman movie. No one wants to see the cape!

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 7:01 p.m. CST

    How about a WW show set in ancient Greece, a la Xena?

    by Royston Lodge

    Just an idea...

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 7:16 p.m. CST

    just make a WONDER WOMAN movie allready....

    by sonnyhooper

    .....imagine Clash of the Titans only with a hot chick with huge tits instead of sam worthington beating the fuck out of a bunch of monsters from greek mythology. <p> i'm sorry, but that would be awesome. <p> a tv show with WW dressed in a red t shirt and jeans getting all dewey eyed about steve fucking trevor is not awesome.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 7:21 p.m. CST

    Will it follow Smallville's stupid rules?

    by Rob0729

    I agree the whole self imposed rule by the Smallville show runners that Clark would never actually become Superman and don the tight or fly was stupid about midway through the series. They allowed him to meet and fall in love with Lois, battle characters like Brainiac, Zodd, and Doomsday and join the Justice League. Yet, he wasn't actually allowed to be Superman (he was "The Blur" as stupid as it sounds). If you are going to basically introduce the entire Justice League and every cannon super villian that a super hero faces, you need to stop with the BS that that character can't actually be the character everyone knows. If this series gets 10 years like Smallville did, they need to have Wonder Woman to don the bathingsuit and gold bracelets by season 5.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 7:25 p.m. CST

    Fuck CW after what they did with Smallvilles last season.

    by Raptor Jesus

    FUCK THEM IN THE ASS WITH A BIG BLACK RUBBER DONG UNTIL THEY DIE. Why wait ten years to turn your show into a 'bash conservative' show? I will never EVER watch a CW show again. Oh, and Fuck Tom Welling too. He was an executive producer. He should have put a stop to this childishness.

  • After all, it seems, the two major comic book characters for whom I'm just not sure it's capable being made a good either film or TV series currently featuring either as the respective lead/center of the story.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 7:32 p.m. CST

    Lynda Carter will always be Wonder Woman to me.

    by MasterShake

    Tall, gorgeous, and a pair of natural D-cups stuffed into that skimpy outfit. Don't these idiots know THAT'S the basic formula for a successful Wonder Woman series? It sure works for me.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 8:29 p.m. CST

    wonder woman without the costume

    by qwsdqwedq sdbcjhdwiuvdh

    is not wonder woman, i am sorry. and i really hate this approach espoused by smallville

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 8:32 p.m. CST

    @ yeah i'm a jerk!

    by qwsdqwedq sdbcjhdwiuvdh

    i agree wid ya. the only reason he wouldnt suit up, because he was outta shape most of the time. did ya watch the acquaman episode - he was in his swimming trunks, and nary a cut in sight, he had love handles - what happened to the ripped physique we saw in the pilot?if i were him, i too wouldnt wanna suit up

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 8:33 p.m. CST

    Allan Heinberg knows his shit

    by BillEmic

    I really loved his first few Young Avengers story-arcs.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 8:44 p.m. CST

    Umm...no.

    by adeceasedfan

    Smallville worked because Clark Kent is a well known character. I don't think any of Wonder Woman's alter egos have the notoriety.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 8:46 p.m. CST

    as long as theres plenty of tits and ass

    by Pipple

    Ill watch

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 9:04 p.m. CST

    DC keeps throwing their shit characters against the wall

    by Mugato5150

    ...and they never stick. Smallville was supposed to be a showcase of their Justice League and well, it's no Avengers. I guess they haven't tried Aquaman yet.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 9:04 p.m. CST

    "without the classic Wonder Woman apparel" -- fuck that shit

    by ATARI

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 9:08 p.m. CST

    Ridiculous Idea

    by Michael

    So they're going to try to cash in on the Wonder Woman name and mythos, and not use the most iconic expression of those, the costume? It's OK to try to explore the "woman" behind the "wonder", I suppose, but the truth is that anyone who watches this show is always going to be thinking "OK, when does she get into the costume and become the superheroine?" just as they thought with Smallville. And when it becomes obvious she isn't going to, they'll turn away. If they tune in at all.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 9:11 p.m. CST

    mastershake!

    by Red Ned Lynch

    I salute your opinion. At what was for me a very tender age Lynda Carter introduced me to a very important part of the world. And yeah, Wonder Woman without the costume and gimmicks is just La Femme Nikita's Alias. You would have thought Avengers would have made those Warner boys a little less a'scared of the costumes.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 9:22 p.m. CST

    Well to be fair, Wonder Woman is fucking goofy as shit

    by Mugato5150

    She's some Brazilian Amazon Goddess with American Flag underwear, bullet proof bracelets, a tiara and an invisible jet and a lasso that makes people tell the truth...she's a super hero Mad Libs with tits. There's no way to create that character in live action without it being ridiculous even within comic book standards.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 9:25 p.m. CST

    mugato...

    by Red Ned Lynch

    ...well yeah...but...that's...you know...pretty hot American Flag underwear. And the lasso and bracelets are kind of hot, too...and you can see her in the American Flag underwear when she's in the invisible jet.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 9:26 p.m. CST

    I mean come on...

    by Red Ned Lynch

    ...in your satin tights, fighting for our rights, and the old red white and blue. You're a wonder, Wonder Woman.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 9:27 p.m. CST

    Stupid, Stupid, STUPID.....

    by Longtime Lurker

    And furthermore, just plain dumb. As for losing the original costume, I think it may come down to losing the American elements that were so prominent in the original design. I have to say that for me, it was Lynda Carter that made Wonder Woman cool. NOT the other way round. No Lynda Carter..No sale. Besides, she's got another gig these days, voicing Nords and Orcs in Oblivion, Skyrim et al.

  • Is this a good or a bad thing? (I'm keeping the Smallville-esque origin aspects separate. No good can come from that at this point.)

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 9:41 p.m. CST

    you know the Marvel brainwashing has worked when...

    by sonnyhooper

    .....grown ass men start calling Wonder Woman a shit character. really? you don't like hot women in tight red, white, and blue fetish wear? <p> wow. really? <p> go blow Thor if you wanna son. me...... i like me so hot amazon bitches wayyyyyy better than norwegian homos. <p> but whatever, guess it takes all kinds.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 9:49 p.m. CST

    And meanwhile.....Marvel is going to put a RACOON on the big screen

    by thelordofhell

    Suck it WB!!

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 10:06 p.m. CST

    Well gee, sorry sonnyhooper

    by Mugato5150

    I guess some of our sexual experience doesn't begin and end with beating off to comic book characters.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 10:25 p.m. CST

    No they're not. This will not happen.

    by happybunni

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 10:29 p.m. CST

    Hey, her being in a toga and armor like a spartan is FINE with me too.

    by mistergreen

    I'm not married to the star spangle undies.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 10:44 p.m. CST

    Allen Heinberg is a weird choice

    by MattDomville

    I don't understand why they'd pick him for a superhero story, let alone a treatment for DC's best.

  • Will this suffer the same fate? Only time will tell! Lots and lots of time.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 10:53 p.m. CST

    cedhollywood...

    by Red Ned Lynch

    ...no one liked the Wonder Woman SHOW. Aside from the catchy tune at the start it was unwatchable. People loved the Lynda Carter show. And six channels or not, sadly, that was probably because there was no skinemax or internet porn to choose from. Even so: Make a hawk a dove...stop a war with love...make a liar tell the truth... Gotta' love that theme song.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 10:59 p.m. CST

    Wonder Woman . . . without the classic WW apparel . . .

    by kabong

    if you know what I mean, heh heh.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 11:11 p.m. CST

    Wonder TEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEN

    by kabong

    The pilot will be penned by Allan Heinberg (the Grey's Anatomy writer who also wrote the Wonder Woman comic briefly) and is titled Amazon. The show will start when Wonder Woman was just Wonder Girl, or possibly Wonder Teen — still finding her way as a young hero. So don't expect any invisible jets just yet. Thus far, the buzz is only about the script. The pilot has not been greenlit. Here's hoping they get her right this time. Dream on.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 11:13 p.m. CST

    Gwendoline Christie for Wonder Wonder

    by spacechampion

    as long as it doesn't clash with her continuing as Brienne in Game of Thrones.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 11:14 p.m. CST

    Gwendoline Christie for Wonder Woman

    by spacechampion

    as long as it doesn't clash with her continuing as Brienne in Game of Thrones.

  • The Dark Knight movies are movies ashamed to be movies about a comicbook superhero. Fuck it! Same shit with Smallville, even it that one has the mitigating factor that you can't do a proper superhero show on a television budget.

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 11:26 p.m. CST

    So basically what you have is "Strong Woman"

    by Smerdyakov

    Cause you took out the "Wonder".

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 11:36 p.m. CST

    No Bridget Regan as Wonder Woman then no way!

    by Ka Dargo

    After seeing her in Legend of the Seeker she IS Wonder Woman!

  • Sept. 6, 2012, 11:53 p.m. CST

    Have her in costume, or don't do it at all

    by Jake Pantlin

    Enough of the bullshit. If you have Green Arrow in costume, then you should have Wonder Woman in costume too. No one wants Smallville 2.0. Smallville was ok, but annoyed the shit out of me that he wasn't in costume, and I'm not going through that again. It makes the shows always seem like they have a budget of zero Show some balls like Marvel, and put her in a costume.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 12:19 a.m. CST

    Says a lot about how Smallville's quality

    by David_Denmans_Beard

    When all these shows keep desperately attempting to ride its dick in hopes of success. Haters will hate, but it was pretty successful.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 12:21 a.m. CST

    Also cool to see the Regan as Wonder Woman crowd

    by David_Denmans_Beard

    You guys are consistent, not having changed your tune since Legend of the Seeker got the axe over two years ago.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 12:26 a.m. CST

    Gotta have tits and ass for me to watch it.

    by Queefer Sutherland

    But if it sucks as bad as Smallville, my visit will be brief.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 12:55 a.m. CST

    It's evident where this is going.

    by kabong

    Allan Heinberg (“Party of Five,” “Sex and the City,” “Gilmore Girls,” “The O.C.” “Grey's Anatomy”) is penning the new pilot script. I see Diana as a high school student, brilliant in her studies of Ancient Greece and a champion athlete, but shy and troubled . . .

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 1:35 a.m. CST

    DC Comics flailing about, gasping...hurting.

    by Margot Tenenbaum

    Death is not pretty.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 2:04 a.m. CST

    Wonder Woman - Who Cares?

    by Richard L. Rhodes

    and Smallville was great until that terrible finale...

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 2:50 a.m. CST

    Steve Trevor will be an effeminate half dressed young hunk

    by chien_sale

    You can bet on it

  • so does wb.

  • They flip and they flop and they just cant see the point. The unaired Wonder Woman pilot was the flip (no matter how you present that costume, in those colours, live action, we all know the phrase "too comic booky") and this will be the flop (remove the costume, you cant even call it Wonder Woman). If something appears to your instincts as being dated, kitsch and unpalatable to a modern "enlightened" audience, as a live action property, then your instincts are right. Taking it and twisting it and distorting it and trying to force it, particularly when a previous incarnation still lingers thirty plus years later, does more damage to what your trying to achieve than any good. Wonder Woman has and will always be a difficult sell to mainstream audiences, in the 70's, they were lucky, people would except the really ott stuff like mysterious islands full of 6ft tall beautiful women, invisible planes etc, as long as it was done in a tongue in cheek, campy way. Add to that Lynda Carter looked incredibly like what they'd been drawing for years at that point and how good she looked in the costume (lets just take a moment to think about how good she looked.....ahem) . Camp wont save you today, this is why they're struggling with Flash Gordon, but like Flash Gordon, a late 70's early 80's incarnation still casts a long shadow in the publics eye, you cant do it like you did then, but if you dont, it just tears away against itself. Apologetically reintroducing these things through the back door shouldnt be necessary if you feel these properties still have any worth today and if you are doing it that way shouldnt that logically be telling something.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 3:29 a.m. CST

    When I heard that Elizabeth Hurley was cast to play the villain

    by emeraldboy

    in Kelleys aborted reboot all interest in it died. for me. cause I cant stand Liz Yaw Yaw Hurley. adrienne palecki looked stupid in the title role. the fighting scenes in the leaked clips didnt look to bad.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 3:46 a.m. CST

    The NBC pilot was something special

    by Finn

    It's worth tracking down if you want a good laugh.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 3:52 a.m. CST

    @emeraldboy

    by Finn

    Elizabeth Hurley was terrible in it. As the villain, she was in charge of a corporation that genetically experimented on people to give them super steroid-induced strength and speed. As cliche as that is, Hurley wasn't believable as a CEO/evil mastermind. Plus, the Wonder Woman costume just didn't work with some if the cop-procedural type scenes in the pilot. You'd think you were watching law and order one minute, and the next they'd do a wide shot showing Wonder Woman in full garb. So much more aweful... And she had action figures and dolls of herself displayed on her work desk. Ug

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 4:05 a.m. CST

    Come back Smallville, all is forgiven!

    by Kenny8

    If Smallville was as bad as you'd think from comments here, it wouldn't have lasted a decade. Longest running superhero show which outlasted the out of touch big screen reboot. Like many posters here....out of touch

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 4:12 a.m. CST

    i really think that they should just abandon wonder woman

    by emeraldboy

    unless its some kind of rites of passage type of story, which I think Wheedon wanted to do. but I dont think wonder woman is relevant these days as a character. and anyway I cant think of an actor who could pull of an action scene where wonder woman saves the day and then diana turns. and steve says diana where have you been and where is wonder woman. diana lies through her teeth. with writers now having spidey taking off his mask, the wonder woman writers would have to explain that Diana is Wonder Wonder.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 4:44 a.m. CST

    You say "Thymescera",

    by buggerbugger

    I say "thigh mascara."

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 4:48 a.m. CST

    re: "She's some Brazilian Amazon Goddess"

    by buggerbugger

    The Aegean Sea is next to Brazil in the DC universe? Weird geography.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 5:32 a.m. CST

    They are very determined to Reboot this.

    by SisterSpooky

    Surely there are original ideas out there. Since NBC couldn't Remake Wonder Woman, CW has a go. Makes you Hollywood is out of ideas. how long until we get a few Networks remake/reboot a similar named show?

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 5:43 a.m. CST

    i have the animated movie from 2009 on dvd

    by emeraldboy

    not bad. here is an idea. the tv series starts on thermyscera. with Steve trevors plane crashing on paradise Island while at the same time Aeres god of war starts planning is revenge first on paradise Island and then Mankind. It would follow the same lines as the wonder Woman story about how she ends up in the USA with steve trevor but with aeres war on mankind would overshadow things. Make diana a plucky teen and to make things a bit darker still, have aeres kill dianas mother. so when she diana does come to the Usa and aeres turns up it all becomes personal for diana. she gets to battle crime and battle aeres. therefore becoming wonder woman. throw in a diana who has wants to become her own person. and not entirely linked to her past. you have a some kind of premise.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 6:57 a.m. CST

    hilarous

    by dioxholsters_scion

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 7:45 a.m. CST

    So we are basically getting a Smallville/Buffy rip off.

    by parissun

    Why even call her Wonder Woman? DC and WB must really hate these characters. Don't worry about seeing supers in Arrow. What's a Green Arrow anyway? Let's not put the hereos in costume, we want reality. As good as the Batman series was under Nolan, we didn't really get an honest portrayal of Batman! If they don't respect their characters then why should the public.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 8:31 a.m. CST

    Keep her on Amazon Island and keep her experimenting with her sexuality.

    by Cletus Van Damme

    15 seasons easily.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 9:20 a.m. CST

    Wonder Woman series??? IDK.

    by Norman Colson

    I'm fine with wonder woman being a superhero. she's just as strong as superman. I get it. but with that ridiculous outfit it doesnt work for me. I did like the re-imagined outfit with the black leather red armor and heels. that shit was sexy as fuck. They should give her the new outfit for a new show. But dont skrimp on the budget. if your gonna do it, do it right. all in. Have interesting villans. and if your gonna have wonder woman on the show, make her bi-sexual. dont make her a full on lesbo. i think we've become too saturated on lesbian antics for a while. lol. Also have this steve trevor her equal if not in strength in brains, make him the smarter of the two and charming. Like he likes her but she is a little out of his league, she likes him but is scared of being with a guy. Denoting emotional insecurity. But the chemistry is off the charts. if you have two likeable and attractive leads who is vulnerable and promising the show could work. but you gotta be serious about it. smallville is goofy, supernatural is not. They get away with crazy shit ive ever seen on network tv!!!

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 9:27 a.m. CST

    Have Bruce Wayne in the show, not batman.

    by mistergreen

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 9:28 a.m. CST

    re: "seems to be taking the “Smallvlle” route"

    by jim

    Why not? Just take the Smallville scripts, change character names, settings, certain situations and, voila, 10 seasons written and ready to shoot.

  • Yeah, like Disney with Edgar Rice Burroughs' "A Princess of Mars" - "no, we can't have any mention of Mars or Princess in the advertising, let alone the title. And if anyone so much as mouths the name Edgar Rice Burroughs, you will be fired and your family killed". At least, that's how I assume those conversations went.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 9:44 a.m. CST

    What a bout a green lantern show... I mean like games of thrones.

    by Norman Colson

    Set it on oa, i mean have ilm work on it, but focus on the lesser known lanterns john stewart, young kyle ratner, guy gardner, tomar ree, ion. I would pay to see that, have sinestro building the sinestro corp dedicated to fear. espionage, love, sex, the guardians, violence, death, hope. I could write a script.... lol. it writes itself. wtf... I dont know why they dont introduce green lanterns to tv. instead of a clone wars animated rip off... it can be done in live action. If wanrer put some money on design, budget and set design things can happen but their not people of their convictions...

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 9:45 a.m. CST

    Follow the Smallville formula

    by Mark

    Why would they not use Smallville as a blueprint for this? Whether you personally enjoyed it or not (I loved it BTW but think the show should have been re-booted as Metropolis when he moved to the big city and have him don the cape soon after) it had millions of viewers and ran for ten seasons so enough people out there liked it. The season ten premiere brought in 2.98 million viewers the highest viewing figures The CW have had in the Friday 8-9 pm timeslot in over two years. The series finale brought in 3.02 million viewers. By the end of its tenth season, Smallville became the longest running science fiction television show in the United States; it broke the Guinness World Record held by Stargate SG-1. They'd be idiots not to try the Smallville way lol!

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 9:50 a.m. CST

    Smallville Sucked that's why it's not great to follow the blueprint!

    by Norman Colson

    Some episodes was great but some was just downright horrible. he doesnt know how to fly except on the last epsiode. he should have learned that in season 5. they teased it for years... and i just got fucking frustrating with waiting for it.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 9:52 a.m. CST

    And does Wonder Woman really need to be a woman?

    by JacksParasites

    Let's make a Wonder Woman show. She won't wear the outfit. She won't have the invisible jet or the lasso of truth. She might not be a woman. And we're still debating whether she should have aspects that can be described as wonderful. But otherwise, it will totally be the Wonder Woman we've all come to know and love. Oh, and there MUST be a giant spider incorporated into the show!

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 10:01 a.m. CST

    Green Lanterns are evil - make this WW HBO worthy

    by Woodrow_Wilson_Smith

    Green Lanterns are foreign soldiers who wear masks. If you see one gun him down ! Seriously, WW needs to be treated in a mature manner - even if it's aimed at a teen audience. The character is obviously bisexual, and American audiences apparently can't deal with that. Seriously, it's 2012 and DC doesn't seem able to cope with things like that. Also, Ares as bad guy? No. The show should be based out of the island, but no reason she couldn't be sent to the US for schooling. On the other hand, Diana and secret identities do not mix well. They are too asinine. Why not just have her go around doing superhero stuff on the sly ?

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 10:08 a.m. CST

    LOL@green lanterns are evil?

    by Norman Colson

    Did you ever read the sinestro corps war??? Awesome piece of writing... it deserves some sort of tv marketing or something. other than comics. Also i agree take all that secret identity stuff out. have her be diana and that's it.

  • Why does CW suck so hard? I mean REALLLLLLYYYYYYYY SUCK SHAFT? They could give us a balls to the wall awesome DC comics adaption of literally ANY character, and yet they take the most boring root possible by stripping out all the fun and fantastical elements that make the character worth watching. SERIOUSLY, CW is the most WORTHLESS network to routinely get beaten (fairly badly) by the most insepid of cable reality crap. ALL of their shows are geared towards an audience of pre-teen girls who appear to not really care about the crap they put on, and they don't seem to realize that AL THEIR HIGHEST RATED SHOWS ARE GENRE SHOWS THAT ARE MOST WTCHED BY SCI-FI/FANTASY FANS!

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 10:55 a.m. CST

    How about "Peter Parker, the boy who never learned to sew?"

    by Smerdyakov

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 11:03 a.m. CST

    I'm personally tired of the old WW suit. CW's budget

    by Norman Colson

    I like the new suit better, who fights crime in a bustier and panties. I mean I'm not complaining if she's hot but aestetically they'll go with the new outfit just because it's common sense. That's the thing about the CW and warner's lack of money. They'll do a show but wont put the money behind it, because they expect emmys and tv choice awards with half ass budget. but in reality you get what you pay for and if you expect it to win, you gotta pay that cash. Why do anything if you dont do it right? Wonder woman is not a bad character but she needs the right people on board. it should be funny and smart but bloody and gritty... Not campy like the old one was. besides wonder woman can fly, what the fuck does she need an invisible jet for???

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 11:56 a.m. CST

    "what the fuck does she need an invisible jet for?"??

    by Smerdyakov

    She flies by gliding on air currents. (How???) Anyway, without the plane it would take her months to fly to Paradise Island.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 12:05 p.m. CST

    hein'berg'

    by shogunshin

    heinBERG. hmmmm. i wonder how he got the job?

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 12:46 p.m. CST

    kenny8

    by Rob0729

    Being on for a decade doesn't mean quality. "According to Jim" was on for 8 seasons. If we are going to judge it by how long it was on, it is right up there with Seinfeld (9 season). Besides, we are talk The CW. They don't even get the ratings as a lot of cable shows. It didn't take a big audience to keep Smallville on the air.

  • based on the Grant Morrison era Doom Patrol, or even dipping into the recent Keith Giffen stuff (which was really the heir to the Morrison stuff)

  • Going with an Emma Peel costume worked then.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 1:04 p.m. CST

    I'd watch the pilot IF...

    by Sonny_Williams

    Alexandra Daddario is cast as the young WW. She definitely has the physical attributes for the role: tall, brunette, great body, and a good enough actress for the likes of this. But if they stick with no costume thing they need her to be on the swim team, with red white and blue suits reminiscent of the WW outfit!

  • really... thats how she came into being,thats why its hard to give her substance,cuz she wasnt designed with that in mind.

  • When Lex disappeared and they introduced Tess Mercer (aka Mercy) that show sunk like a stone. Add in the awful Doomsday adaptation it became down right painful. Ugh not to mention a fat Pam Grier playing Amanda Waller yet I tried to hang in there, but the show never recaptured the magic from the middle portion of the show. That being said I may give Amazon a shot, but I just never liked Wonder Woman to begin with.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 3:31 p.m. CST

    Gina Carano as Wonder Woman...

    by Kikstad

    Make is so.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 3:46 p.m. CST

    The last 4 years of Smallville were highly interesting.

    by happybunni

    I mean we might not ever see Darkseid or Brainiac or any of those guys on the big screen. It was definitely cool to see them in live action. Even if the stories weren't fantastic, it was still pretty great.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 5:39 p.m. CST

    @happybunni, last 4 years of smallville.

    by Norman Colson

    The show had bright spots, young flash, cyborg, green arrow which was great. but the whole clark not flying yet killed it for me... He should have been able to fly within that last season, reguardless. they teased it like some chick at the club and at the end of the night you get no pussy... The show could have been much better darkseid was a waste, brainiac made no damn sense... And doomsday? WTF was that shit!?

  • It was otherwise unwatchable to this comics fan.... to each their own

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 6:04 p.m. CST

    and even clark in the suit was teased we barely got a complete shot.

    by Norman Colson

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 6:38 p.m. CST

    @thelordofhell

    by VideoFile

    LMAO!

  • Displaced by some magic spell she finds herself in present time from back in the Ancient Greek time. Lose the red white and blue panties. Lose the bustier and tiara. Keep the bracelets and rope.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 7:59 p.m. CST

    This will be so much better than the NBC pilot!

    by theFUZZ008

    I can't wait for this. Also, Christian Bale made a young cancer patient's wish come true to meet Batman. http://afterthecut.com/2012/09/07/christian-bale-makes-a-young-boys-dr eam-of-meeting-batman-a-reality/

  • Dark red bustier with matching boots or trainers (NOT high heels), jacket (leather or denim) and blue jeans with stars on the pockets. Keep the bracelets chunky, but loose the tiara except on special occasions. Done right, it would be quite badass.

  • Sept. 7, 2012, 10:36 p.m. CST

    Well at least they have a writer.....

    by archer1949

    who is actually familiar with the character. Heinberg's run on WW wasn't my favorite (Rucka is still #1 in my book) but he was a damn sight better than the crap that came after he left. I dropped WW midway through Picoult's disastrous run. Only picked it up again with the reboot. This is GOTTA be better than the David (hack) Kelley fiasco, at any rate.

  • Sept. 8, 2012, 1:03 a.m. CST

    Truth be told....

    by Dan

    The Wonder Woman animated DVD movie was actually really good, a film adaptation of that would have worked very well (even a cool WW character cameo in the end)! As for the design of her outfit, personally Ive seen several photoshopped pics of what I thought was a really nice blending of the iconic look while making it look realistic: http://fanartexhibit.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/wonder_woman_new.jpg http://fanartexhibit.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/wonder_woman_movie_still_new.jpg Though I certainly wouldnt mind something like along the lines of this: :) http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=wonder+woman+photoshop#/d59egpa http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=wonder+woman+photoshop#/d3j92vl http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=wonder+woman+photoshop#/d48ub4c http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=wonder+woman+photoshop#/d3k1nf2

  • Sept. 8, 2012, 2:01 a.m. CST

    Cast Selena Gomez...

    by J

    And hire Beiber to do the credits track.

  • Sept. 8, 2012, 2:33 p.m. CST

    Will someone-pleeaassee...WISE-THE-FUCK-UP!!

    by rocketeuropa

    ...Christ! Half of the kids on this site can come up with a better idea for WW than the idiots in Hollywood that are being paid top-dollar for these half-baked proposals. Or, better yet, just follow the 'effin comics. 50 years of material and THIS is best they've come up with. Better yet, let's ALL walk away from this aggravating CRAP (comics and TV) and just let's do what they want. It's all shit anyway...

  • Sept. 8, 2012, 7:51 p.m. CST

    If it wasn't for DC, there would BE no Marvel...

    by Smarty_Feldman

    Marvels characters are johnny come lately copies of DC characters. 'Nuff fucking said, true FACT believers.

  • Sept. 8, 2012, 11:02 p.m. CST

    Are the suits (and some talkbackers here) that stupid?

    by one9deuce

    The iconic costume is what makes Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman! Question: Who wants to see a beautiful six foot brunette with hair down to the middle of her back, big bouncing tits in a red bustier, ridiculously long legs in knee high fuck-me boots with heels, and perfect hips and ass in star spangled underwear? Answer: EVERYBODY! If a woman that looks like Diana, and dressed in her iconic outfit walked into a crowded room, every single man, woman, and child would crane their neck to get a look at her. Could anyone command a room more? No. You might as well make her a plain looking, no shape, no boobs, short haired woman wearing jeans and a loose fitting shirt. Right? Because her look isn't important. Right? Joss Whedon already learned this lesson. He talked of not using the "star spangled panties" in his big screen adaptation of WONDER WOMAN, which would have been stupid. Luckily he eschewed this recent X-MEN trend of not using the iconography of a character, and went all in with characters wearing their proper costumes in THE AVENGERS. 1.5 BILLION dollars later we've learned that moviegoers want to see these iconic comic heros with their iconic comic look on the big screen.

  • Sept. 9, 2012, 1:51 a.m. CST

    No comic book shit for me thanks.

    by MajorFrontbum

    Let's get back to brilliantly developed characters and interesting stories, with well written dialogue - Cohen Bros all the way! Fuck this comic CGI Hollywood popcorn nonsense. It's for children.

  • Sept. 9, 2012, 5:30 a.m. CST

    i enjoy both types of films

    by emeraldboy

    comic book movies and non comic book films.

  • Sept. 9, 2012, 11:41 p.m. CST

    Why Smallville had the stupid rules

    by faelon

    We tend to forget exactly WHY Smallville had the "No S ever" rules. It wasn't a great dramatic choice. It didn't come from the show runner or the writers. It was from Legal! DC was losing the rights to Superboy. They were reverting back to the creators heirs. Smallville was a lame attempt to recreate that backstory, without using the actual licensed properties that they were in danger of losing. By the last season they had finally settled the issue with the family and could finally put him in costume. As far as WW. Have the idiots at WB learned NOTHING from watching Marvel and Disney clean their clocks the past few years? Did they learn nothing from their own brilliant anumated shows now decades old? Sigh! There have been some great fan designs floating around the web for years of a realistic looking WW outfit that harkens back to the leather gear that Lucy Lawless wore for Xena. It would be perfect! People don't want a cheesy WW. They don't want a plain clothes estrogen network WW. They simply want a good clear and identifiable WW. Film it and they will come.

  • Sept. 10, 2012, 6:53 p.m. CST

    I wish Heinberg would do a Young Avengers series instead

    by oisin5199

    But I'm definitely interested in his take on WW. Young Avengers is still the best comic about teenage superheroes out there. Really well written and great characters. If he can bring half that talent to a Wonder Woman show, I'm there.