Wonder Woman TV Show Could Still Happen On The CW 5

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With an appearance coming up in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and a rumored solo movie in the offing, could we still see Wonder Woman come to the small screen (presumably played by someone other than Gal Gadot)?

It sounds like it, if you hear The CW's Mark Pedowitz tell it. The exec, who passed on a script for a Smallville-like Wonder Woman pilot called Amazon not long ago because it wasn't up to snuff, said that if they could find the right script, it could happen. Asked whether she could become a TV hero again, Pedowitz suggested that if she were to do so, at least for now, the plan would be to do it at The CW.

"If she is and we can get the right script we will do it," Pedowitz said yesterday at the Television Critics Association. "One of the nice things is that a lot of the other broadcasters and cable networks have done comic book characters based on the success of Arrow. So for our purposes, it is a rich source material, we know what the mythology is, and if you have the right superhero character you go for it."

Johns added that he felt "there's room for everything," as long as there's enough differentiating the stories being told in different media that it doesn't feel redundant.

The most recent attempt at actually filming a Wonder Woman series came from NBC, who did a TV movie with Adrianne Palicki, produced by Ally McBeal's David E. Kelley. While a series like that would be difficult to pull off while Wonder Woman is in theaters, something like the planned Amazon series may buy them some leeway by being different enough to avoid any kind of brand confusion.

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  1. MickeyMZP

    Just adapt the Azzarello comic. The Greek Gods were a soap opera in their own day. They were the Ewings of their time. They're pretty easily adaptable as a modern day story, as Azzarello has shown. Diana dealing with the truth if her parentage and learning to exist as a bridge between her world, Olympus and man's world. There's a lot of potential story there. 

  2. TheNextNolan22

    Given the new Regime change and Johns' recent comments, this is still very possible.

  3. DSniner

    CW could make it work.Plus for those who complained they didn't like Gal Godot as Wonder Woman,could get a second opportunity to see another actress,more to their liking,to portray the Amazon Princess.

    I say CW should go for it and build on the Arrow universe.It would be so cool to see Arrow,Flash and Wonder Woman teaming up on TV.

  4. Brad

    ANYONE, ANYTHING where Gadot isn't involved will be welcomed. May as well have hired an anorexic heroin addict for the movie (of which she's been UNABLE to film for because she's such a waif).

  5. byrd156

    DC should try putting all their characters on the small screen in some capacity, that way they can have a movie Batman and a tv Batman. It would be so awesome if we could get a Justice League show that's good unlike the failed pilot of that other one.