Meet the Actress Cast as Wonder Woman!

Entertainment Feb. 17, 2011 AT 10:12AM
Meet the Actress Cast as Wonder Woman! Credit: Jordan Strauss/WireImage.com

Move over Lynda Carter; there's a new Amazon in town.

NBC has tapped Friday Night Lights actress Adrianne Palicki, 27, to play Wonder Woman in an upcoming television pilot about the DC Comics heroine. 

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But Warner Bros. Television says that this version of Diana Prince, penned by Boston Legal scribe David E. Kelly, will be markedly different than the campy 1970s TV hit.  

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"The series pilot is a reinvention of the iconic DC Comics title in which Wonder Woman is a vigilante crime fighter in Los Angeles but also a successful corporate executive and a modern woman trying to balance all of the elements of her extraordinary life," the company said in a statement.

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