Warner Bros. Television has tapped David E. Kelley, whose dramas include "Boston Legal," "Ally McBeal," and "Pickett Fences,’ to return an Amazon princess to the small screen, report James Hibberd and Borys Kit in the Hollywood Reporter’s The Live Feed blog.
The studio is working on an updated version of the DC comic book character and has tapped Kelley to potentially write and produce the project, the story says.
The development comes almost a decade after Warner Bros. and producer Joel Silver sought to create a film version, with actors including Angelina Jolie seeking the part.
While Joss Whedon was tapped in 2005 to write and direct the film version, Whedon said he never finished the draft and left the project two years later.
The article points out that the TV screen may be more friendly to a female super hero than the big screen, since TV shows with female heroines ranging from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to "Alias" have thrived on TV.