Wonder Woman origins series in development

News Louisa Mellor 7 Sep 2012 - 08:07

The CW, home to Arrow and later series of Smallville, is developing a new Wonder Woman origins series under the working title of Amazon…

Last year’s Wonder Woman TV revival may have been nixed by NBC, but another network, The CW, has stepped up to develop a small-screen vehicle for the character.

The CW’s plan is for a Smallville-style origins story under the working title Amazon, from a script by Young Avengers scribe Allan Heinberg. “Unlike past TV incarnations, it will focus on Wonder Woman as a young budding superhero, rather than a fully formed defender of liberty” reports Vulture. So a kind of Diana Of Themyscira: The High School Years?

So far, the pilot is still only at the script phase, so there’s no guarantee that this latest attempt to bring the crown ‘n’ bracelets superhero to TV will actually make onto our screens, though with Smallville and Arrow in their repertoire, The CW certainly has form...

Read about Wonder Woman's most recent appearance in DC's The New 52, here.

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