This week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News begins with a bevy of rumors, as the hosts play Never Tell Me the Odds, predicting the likelihood of several potential film headlines coming true including: a Pixar-made Star Wars movie, Gal Gadot getting a standalone Wonder Woman movie, and even whether or not the heroes in a half-shell will be wearing pants in the upcoming live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie reboot. Hit the jump for more or press play above! Continue reading Pixar Star Wars, Wonder Woman Movies, 2013 Movie Awards: Biggest Surprise, Biggest Disappointment, Critics Panned But I Enjoyed, Critics Lauded But I Disliked
A new fan made Wonder Woman trailer shows some flash, some intelligence, a dash of 300, and hints of a possible story that could work. Naturally DC Entertainment will likely ignore it because, y’know, superhero movies with female leads don’t sell – and no one knows how to do Wonder Woman properly, anyway. Or some such rot.
Check it out after the jump.
Of all the superheroes, Wonder Woman has yet to make it to either the big screen or the small screen. A big screen project was in the works for years, never coming to fruition. And now, amid much controversy, NBC has taken the reins to bring Wonder Woman to viewers as a weekly series. Fans have expressed many doubts along the way including concerns over the possibly-campy, unflattering script, casting of an appropriate actress, and even concerns about the choice of costume. DC made a decision to change the heroine’s costume in the comics world, from the patriotic swimsuit to a more contemporary and less revealing outfit, as was shown in this Eclipse posting a while back. The new outfit seems to be a combination of the iconic skimpy one and the newer urban one. More analysis follows. Continue reading NBC Provides First Look at New Wonder Woman
Adrianne Palicki, best known for her role on the critically acclaimed Friday Night Lights, has been cast Diana Prince/Wonder woman in David E. Kelly’s pilot for NBC. The news was first reported by Deadline.com and The Hollywood Reporter.
Wonder Woman is one of those characters that always worked better in various TV Incarnations than she has in her own comic book. New writer, J.Michael Straczynski, first item on the agenda was to completely redesign her iconic costume instead of fixing, you know her character. The new look debuts in issue #600 out on news stands today and it sucks.
Wonder Woman has the most convoluted history of any comics superhero, with more than a dozen variations since the character was created 1942. Small wonder, then, that this oversized tome from DC/Del Rey contains more than eleven hundred entries over its four hundred and eighty-eight pages.