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Credit: Empire

Wonder Woman Is Back Back Back

...On Telly.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

03 October 2010

 

Wonder Woman might be able to vanquish foes with her bulletproof bracelets and her invisible jet, but one of her biggest challenges – getting on the big screen – has seemed to evade her time and again. Now it would appear Warner Bros. has stopped thinking big and is turning its focus to TV.

 

Warners’ TV arm is busy developing a modern-day take on the heroine, and has roped in Ally McBeal/Boston Legal/The Practice creator David E Kelley to take the first crack.

 

While Kelley’s usual penchant for whimsical blends of comedy and drama seems like an odd match for the character, he has been known to create a strong female character from time to time. And if anyone can channel the slightly campy elements of Wonder Woman’s story, it’s Kelley.

 

Plus, the woman also known as Princess Diana has found success on TV in the past, with the 1970s series starring Linda Carter still the iconic vision of the character for many people.

 

There’s no word on the directing the series will take (aside from the modern-day setting, but we doubt they’ll err too far on the gritty side. Shows such as the recent Bionic Woman (another concept updated from a ‘70s telly show) fizzled because it never quite found the right tone.

 

And who knows? If the proposed series is a success, it could see the character brought to the big screen after laying some real groundwork…

 

James White

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You know, they could do worse than kicking it off via an appearance in Smallville. Though if any character in Smallville gets his own show, it should be Green Arrow, with Justin Hartley as GA, of course.
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Well, the way I figure it is that Warner Bros. are going to need to fill the gap left by Smallville when the current season finishes, so keeping a superhero character in that slot is a smart thing to do.
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Or the updated version of V. Also, you could argue, we would have had to do without Star Trek: TNG, Star Trek: DS9, Stargate SG-1, M*A*S*H, the Raimi Spider-Man films, Smallville and a thousand other fantastic films and television shows.
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Why? Going by that logic we wouldnt have had the amazing Battlestar Galactica.

 

Very True, but that is one of very few things that does.

 

My point was today there is too much remakes or reissues why not get something new? Instead of Spiderman 4, Wonder Women, Smallville, SG1, endless cartoon films and other terrible thing offsenive both to the eyes and ears.

 

Where will it end

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Or the updated version of V. Also, you could argue, we would have had to do without Star Trek: TNG, Star Trek: DS9, Stargate SG-1, M*A*S*H, the Raimi Spider-Man films, Smallville and a thousand other fantastic films and television shows.

 

Yes that's if your into sci-fi, a lot of people aren't. I could have easily done without some of the television shows you mentioned.

 

Would rather see something along the same lines as "The Fringe" or "Supernatural", you know something new and not a rehash of a 1970's TV show that no-one remembers.

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Star Trek connects with millions of people because of the human drama. Saying they shouldn't make a show that is guarenteed a big share and won't be immediately cancelled is, frankly, dumb. It's like, cancelling CSI level of dumb. And yet, there isn't a Trek on TV now because they did too many concurrently, which was equally as dumb.

 

 

SG1 was a spinoff from 1 fricking movie, which, by the way, it was about 500 times better than.... maybe more. So how the hell that's rehashing or a re-issue, I don't know.

 

But most of all, if no one remembers it, how is it then old hat? I'm a huge fan of new shows, and I'll give almost everything a chance, but the reality is if they didn't rehash things or reimagine old things then, TV would be even more full of a) more law court clones b) even more police procedural clones and c) reality TV.

 

None of which exactly makes me jump for joy, despite the fact I quite like (off the top of my head this, so by no means comprehensive) Law and Order....and SVU... and Criminal Intent....and Criminal Minds...and CSI... and NCIS....Lie to Me...and and and, right on all the way to The Mentalist and Psych, which actually do something different with the genre.

 

Original shows like Dexter, Supernatural (hmmm, kinda a male, non-witch version of Charmed, actually), Dead Like Me and Reaper (hmmm, kinda a bit like Brimstone, actually) only get made on a) small networks taking a risk or b) big networks as mid-season replacements.

 

To give you an idea, some new shows have already been dropped after only 2 episodes this year.

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Of course its shit, thats why it won so many awards for not being shit. Oh wait, that shows you as wrong.

 

Never mind.

 

It was opinion, but alot of show that are shit that win awards ditto for films they are also based on opinion

 

But you like trying to prove people wrong while holding your own opinion up as fact you should really looking into that, its a bad character trait

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It was opinion, but alot of show that are shit that win awards ditto for films they are also based on opinion

 

But you like trying to prove people wrong while holding your own opinion up as fact you should really looking into that, its a bad character trait

 

You know, I just changed my mind about you. Let me explain this is simple terms that even you should understand.

 

You claimed the show was shit, that was an opinion, something subjective. In order to disagree with your opinion I pointed out that the show had lots of awards, something not my opinion and indeed something objective from our opinions.

 

This means your entire argument 'Its shit' which is entirely subjective and given nothing as a basis is shown as pathetic by an argument based around both subjective and objective information.

 

So from a comparative basis yes, my opinion is far closer to a fact than yours. So the next time you claim an opinion as a fact and someone debates with you maybe you should try to debate back rather than trying to act clever, not only does it not suit you but it serves only to highlight how utterly clueless you actually are.

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Smallville did go through a patch where, even as a fan of the show, it was pretty shit. The whole Clark/Lex/Lana triangle thing was a) ridiculous and b) overlong. But it's not been shit in a very, very long while now.

 

And, for those who argue "It's just a rehash of Superman", it really, really isn't. Smallville is about the process of Clark Kent becoming Superman as much as anything else. He's finding his way to confidence in himself and is nowhere near as sure of his own "rightness" as Superman is.

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You know, I just changed my mind about you. Let me explain this is simple terms that even you should understand.

 

You claimed the show was shit, that was an opinion, something subjective. In order to disagree with your opinion I pointed out that the show had lots of awards, something not my opinion and indeed something objective from our opinions.

 

This means your entire argument 'Its shit' which is entirely subjective and given nothing as a basis is shown as pathetic by an argument based around both subjective and objective information.

 

So from a comparative basis yes, my opinion is far closer to a fact than yours. So the next time you claim an opinion as a fact and someone debates with you maybe you should try to debate back rather than trying to act clever, not only does it not suit you but it serves only to highlight how utterly clueless you actually are.

You are 100% completely wasting your time, he's a f*cking idiot!
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Yeah, I thought the Ori were a bit Deus Ex Machina. I mean, evil ascended beings? Really? I thought Ascension was through enlightenment, which would pretty much exclude evil entirely. SG1 pretty much jumped the shark when RDA left.

 

I like Universe, but they could still tank it horribly and often seem to mis-step a bit, which is why it's only ok. I'd recommend people watch it, but I'd also be prepared for them not to like it.

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You know, I just changed my mind about you. Let me explain this is simple terms that even you should understand.

 

You claimed the show was shit, that was an opinion, something subjective. In order to disagree with your opinion I pointed out that the show had lots of awards, something not my opinion and indeed something objective from our opinions.

 

This means your entire argument 'Its shit' which is entirely subjective and given nothing as a basis is shown as pathetic by an argument based around both subjective and objective information.

 

So from a comparative basis yes, my opinion is far closer to a fact than yours. So the next time you claim an opinion as a fact and someone debates with you maybe you should try to debate back rather than trying to act clever, not only does it not suit you but it serves only to highlight how utterly clueless you actually are.

 

DS not for the first time you are wrong, when did I claim my opinion as Fact? that is right never I said it was shit which is an opinion never claimed otherwise (only you and belty have the ego to believe your always right and you opinions are facts) besides winning awards means that people agree with an opinion but its certainly not a fact. ironic that belty pipes up the guys opinions are always FACT (there not but still) and can't dabte for shit without using insults like a four year old muppet, best debater my foot!

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