Beyoncé Knowles has set her sights on playing Wonder Woman.
“I want to do a superhero movie and what would be better than Wonder Woman?” she told the Los Angeles Times. “It would be great. And it would be a very bold choice. A black Wonder Woman would be a powerful thing. It’s time for that, right?”
Although a lot of people would agree that an African-American, Hispanic or Asian Wonder Woman wouldn’t be a shock in this day and age and would probably be welcomed, many people voiced their concern about Beyoncé’s skills as an actress. Here are some of the comments from the above-linked TV Guide article:
Please. Have any of you actually seen the television series? You can play Wonder Woman if you answer “yes” to the following questions.
Let’s be honest: Wonder Woman may be a cultural icon, but you don’t need to be an Oscar-worthy actress to play the role.
If you can’t see Beyoncé Knowles as Wonder Woman, who should be on the short list? Lucy Lawless? Jordana Brewster? Gabrielle Union?