Jan 29th 2013 By: Brian Compton
With the previous success of Smallville
and the current buzz around its latest hit Arrow
, it's no surprise that the CW is looking to expand on its DC comic line-up. Unfortunately for Wonder Woman
fans, it looks like we're all going to have to wait a little longer to see the televised origins of Diana Prince.
According to Deadline Hollywood
, the Wonder Woman origin show Amazon
has been passed on by CW execs. The word around the television campfire is that they felt the project needed more time, but if they are happy with the new draft of the pilot, it may get pushed into production sooner.
is being produced and written by Young Avengers
writer and The_O.C.
creator Allan Heinberg, who had relaunched Wonder Woman for DC Comics after the 2005-2006 crossover event, Infinite Crisis
Wonder Woman's failed to get much standalone attention on the small screen since Lynda Carter's 1975-1979 portrayal of the braceleted badass, meaning Amazon
is probably the heroine's best shot at a proper live action portrayal of Dianna since NBC's most recent (failed) attempt
back in 2011. Of course, there's always the elusive Justice League movie