Adrianne Palicki Cast as Wonder Woman

Posted February 17th, 2011 at 8:00 am

Adrianne Palicki has been cast as Wonder Woman in the upcoming TV series adaptation for NBC. Palicki is best known for her role as Tyra in Friday Night Lights. She was also in last year’s short lived TV series Lone Star, the feature film Legion, and stars in the upcoming Red Dawn remake. In addition to playing Wonder Woman she will also take on the two alter egos of billionaire CEO Diana Themyscira and her assistant Diana Prince.

Wonder Woman is said to be a serious, non-campy reboot of the story and the character. It is expected to debut in the fall. David E. Kelley (Chicago HopeThe PracticeAlly McBealBoston Legal) is developing the series.