November 27, 2014 | Updated at 11:43 AM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Wonder Woman Movie or TV Show: DC President Says it is ‘One of the Top Three Priorities’

DC Entertainment's president, Diane Nelson, revealed Wonder Woman has been "one of the top three priorities for DC and for Warner Bros," since taking over the company in 2009.

By Diana Cooper, EnStars on Jul 19, 2013 02:00 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman
  • Photo of Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman from the television series of the same name.
    (Photo : Wikimedia Commons)

With all these superhero movies and sequels coming out, it will be no surprise if Wonder Woman makes its way to the big screen next.

DC Entertainment's president Diane Nelson told the August issue of The Hollywood Reporter that since she took over the company in 2009, a Wonder Woman project has been "one of the top three priorities for DC and for Warner Bros."

When asked if Wonder Woman is priority at the moment, Nelson replied, "We are still trying right now, but she's tricky."

The hard part about making Wonder Women a hit is figuring out how she is relatable to audiences.

"We have to get her right, we have to.... She doesn't have the single, clear, compelling story that everyone knows and recognizes," Nelson explained. "There are lots of facets to Wonder Woman, and I think the key is, how do you get the right facet for that right medium?"

The CW might beat DC Entertainment by bringing Wonder Woman back to the small screen in 2014. A pilot titled Amazon is still in works as the idea is being "redeveloped," according to The Huffington Post.

The TV series starring Lynda Carter as the original Wonder Woman ended after three seasons in 1979. Fast forward a couple years, Joss Whedon attempted to make it a feature film, but planning stopped in 2007.

"We never [wanted] to make the same movie...And it was a waste of [Warner Bros.] time because I had a lot of trouble writing - not just writing that, but writing at all," Whedon said in a 2007 interview with Entertainment Weekly. "Part of it had to do with having just finished [sci-fi film] Serenity."

After Whedon's film got cancelled, NBC tried to bring Wonder Woman to the small screen in 2011. Directed by David E. Kelley, the TV pilot also got canceled and would have starred Adrianne Palicki as the main character.

"I do wish it would have gone to series but everything happens for a reason," Palicki told CraveOnline last year. "Looking at it as a positive, I got to work with some amazing actors, [an] amazing writer and I got to wear the outfit."

The August issue of The Hollywood Reporter hits newsstands July 26.

© 2014 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

facebook tweet this pin it plus
Contribute to this Story send us a tip send us a tip send us a tip
Sign Up for Newsletters

Around The Web

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Transformers 4: Age of Extinction

No Star Cast For 'Transformers 5'?

As the pre-production of 'Transformers 5' is in a bit of a fix, speculation about the star cast has been doing the rounds, but most publications fail to consider an entirely different possibility.

Chris Hemsworth

'Avengers 2' Could Force Thor To Leave The Team Heading Into Future Movies

While not much is known about the plot of the next Avengers movie, the trailer has shown that a lot of mayhem and destruction is headed for Earth and its mightiest heroes. But could one of those heroes be done with the problems of these people after the movie?

Frozen

Could The Plot Of 'Frozen Fever' Lead Into The Sequel?

While a sequel isn't planned yet, Disney will be taking us back to the world of 'Frozen' with a new short film that will allow fans to see what the characters are up to right now. But could the plot be a prologue to what could happen in the sequel?

Venom and Spider-Man

Is This Iconic Spider-Man Villain Joining The Sinister Six?

His movie may have been scrapped, but this well-known adversary of Spider-Man could still make his appearance in the Sinister Six in order to join the universe.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

First Close-Up Of Arnold Schwarzenegger As An Elderly, Bruised Cyborg In 'Terminator: Genisys'

The first close-up of Arnold Schwarzenegger as an elderly, bruised cyborg in 'Terminator: Genisys' was revealed online by a fan who was visiting the Paramount set.

Frozen cast

When Is 'Frozen 2' Coming To Theaters?

The movie took everyone by storm (ice storm to be specific) last year and was an animated phenomenon, but the question now on everyone's mind is when the sequel to Frozen is coming to theaters. Could a recent schedule announcement by Disney tell more than we thought?

Christian Bale

Christian Bale Admits He 'Should Have Gotten Over' Ben Affleck Being Cast As Batman By Now

Christian Bale, who played Batman and his alter ego Bruce Wayne in three different Batman movies, admitted to having some jealousy when Ben Affleck was announced to be taking over the role.

Daniel Craig in Skyfall

James Bond To Play Detective In The Next Movie?

While the classic Bond films had more laid out plans and the recent ones have been more personal for the character, could the next movie have 007 using his best detective skills to find the villain behind the master plan?

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

A Marvel Director Bashes Shared Universes, Is He Calling Out Spider-Man?

It seems to be the thing to do these days in Hollywood: create a shared universe. But one director who is employed by one of the biggest universes out there right now seems to have some beef with the whole concept and calls them out. Is he zeroing in on Sony and Spider-Man?

Frozen

Is Elsa Getting A Love Interest For 'Frozen 2?'

Anna and Kristoff found love during the first movie, but could this character appear in the sequel to the Disney animated hit to try and woo Queen Elsa?

Frozen

Could The Plot Of 'Frozen Fever' Lead Into The Sequel?

While a sequel isn't planned yet, Disney will be taking us back to the world of 'Frozen' with a new short film that will allow fans to see what the characters are up to right now. But could the plot be a prologue to what could happen in the sequel?

'Furious 7'

New Badass 'Furious 7' Still Of Dawyne Johnson Pummelling Jason Statham In Fight Sequence Revealed

A new badass 'Furious 7' still featuring Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Ian Shaw (Jason Statham) duelling it out was revealed on November 17.

50 Shades of Grey

New 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Sneak Peek Features A Shirtless Jamie Dornan

With the arrival of the most anticipated film just three months away, fans just got a new surprise, a brand new exclusive sneak peek inside of the film.

The Amazing Spider-Man

Recent Quotes By Sony CEO Show Possible Direction For Spider-Man

Weak box office numbers and critical responses put Spider-Man in trouble after the last movie, but could Sony be ready to keep pushing forward with the brand even though they don't seem set for the future with their spin-offs?

Alex Pettyfer

Alex Pettyfer Confirms He Won't Be Returning For 'Magic Mike: XXL?'

Savannah Georgia has been the site of some of Hollywood's hottest actors as they film Magic Mike: XXL, but one main cast member from the first film of the series hasn't been among them.

Latest News

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'

3 New Stills From 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Revealed

Three new stills from 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' were revealed in Empire magazine's latest issue.

American Horror Story

Netflix Movies Streaming in December - 'AHS: Coven,' 'Anchorman 2' & More

A variety of different movies and TV seasons are debuting on Netflix streaming in December, from Emmy award winning series like FX's 'American Horror Story: Coven' to Oscar nominated movies like 'The Wolf of Wall Street.'

Colin Trevorrow

Director Addresses Visual FX Concerns In 'Jurassic World'?

After the trailer for 'Jurassic World' came out, some critics have complained about the heavy use of visual effects, and director Colin Trevorrow has addressed those concerns via Twitter.

Paul Walker and Cody Walker

Paul Walker's 'Missions Are Truly Life Changing' Says Younger Brother Cody

In a recent interview, Cody Walker, Paul's younger brother who stepped into help finish his character arc in 'Furious 7,' spoke about his older brother's legacy.

Transformers 4: Age of Extinction

No Star Cast For 'Transformers 5'?

As the pre-production of 'Transformers 5' is in a bit of a fix, speculation about the star cast has been doing the rounds, but most publications fail to consider an entirely different possibility.

Wonder Woman

'Batman v Superman' New Mexico Set May Be Wonder Woman's Home Of Themyscira?

A new set for 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' has been constructed in southwestern New Mexico, leading some to speculate what the location might be for in the blockbuster.

Cara Delevingne

See Cara Delevingne As A Mermaid In 'Pan'

Cara Delevingne recently shared a clip from her 'mermazing' role in 'Pan.'

Hugh Jackman as Wolverine

With The 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Villain Cast, Are His Minions Coming Next?

Now that X-Men has found its big bad, will the Four Horseman be next to join the cast or will a few known characters be joining up first?

Avatar

James Cameron Promises 'Your Mouth Wide Open' After Watching The 'Avatar' Sequels

It has been a long wait from the first movie to the sequels, but James Cameron assures that the wait will be worth it whenever the next Avatar films come out and he has a bold claim to how we will react.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow Wants To See Pepper Potts Again In This Upcoming Marvel Movie

While her contract is up, her on-screen hubby is headed to start a Civil War amongst the Avengers. Could Pepper Potts play a role in the battle between Iron Man and Captain America that will be popping up soon?

Featured Videos

From Our Partners

Game of Thrones - HBO

'Game of Thrones' Season 5 HBO Release Date, Spoilers, New Trailer Teaser Footage Released, Watch Here (VIDEO)

HBO releases new trailer teaser for 'Game of Thrones' Season 5, watch here. (VIDEO)

youtube.com

'The Voice' NBC Season 7 Reagan James Interview After Elimination from Team Blake, Watch Here (VIDEO)

Watch Team Blake's Reagan James interview after her elimination from 'The Voice' Season 7 here. (VIDEO)

Assassin's Creed Rogue

Assassin's Creed Rogue Tips: How To Master Naval Combat And Beat The Last Legendary Battle

Rogue's final Legendary Battle is not an easy one, but it can be won. Here are a few tips to get you started in this final sea battle.

GTA V

Black Friday Amazon Gaming Sales: Lightning Deals Offer New Online Discounts Every Hour For Two Days, See Full Schedule Here

Amazon has announced its Black Friday Lightning Deals, which will offer something new every hour.

Sevilla

Feyenoord vs. Sevilla Live Stream FREE Online: 2014 UEFA Europa League, Live Coverage from Rotterdam, Projected Lineups and TACTICAL PREVIEW

Two clubs chasing UEFA Europa League glory will do battle today in a match between Feyenoord and Sevilla. The group-stage match scheduled for 1 p.m. ET will be held at the Feijenoord Stadion in Rotterdam and can be live streamed here free. Additional TV coverage can be found on Fox Sports 2 and ESPN Deportes.

Paul Walker

Paul Walker's Brother Cody Shares Thoughts One Year After His Tragic Death

Paul Walker's Brother Cody Shares Thoughts One Year After His Tragic Death

Napoli

Sparta Prague vs. Napoli Live Stream Online: 2014 UEFA Europa League, Live Coverage from Prague, Projected Lineups and TACTICAL PREVIEW

Two clubs chasing UEFA Europa League glory will do battle today in a match between Sparta Prague and Napoli. The group-stage match scheduled for 1 p.m. ET will be held at the Stadion Letna in Prague and can be live streamed here free. Additional TV coverage can be found on Fox Soccer Plus.

Everton

Wolfsburg vs. Everton Live Stream FREE Online: 2014 UEFA Europa League, Live Coverage from Wolfsburg, Projected Lineups and TACTICAL PREVIEW

Two clubs chasing UEFA Europa League glory will do battle today in a match between Wolfsburg and Everton. The group-stage match scheduled for 1 p.m. ET will be held at the VfL Wolfsburg Arena in Wolfsburg and can be live streamed here free. Additional TV coverage can be found on Fox Sports 1.

Real Time Analytics