Lucy Lawless, Victoria Hill and Jessica Biel have
all been bandied about (and discarded) as possible heirs to the Lasso of Truth. Well, the latest name out there is Teresa Palmer, star of … well,
nothing, really, thus far.
And in December Boys,
she earned the distinction of being the first actress
to have a love scene with Daniel Radcliffe.
According to an anonymous friend
of Palmer’s, the Justice League crew will be fitting her for a black wig rather than dying
her hair. But there is precedent for a blonde Wonder Woman.
That was back in 1974. A pre–That’s
Incredible Cathy Lee Crosby was the original TV Wonder Woman.
She was blonde, not to mention a little more conservatively dressed than Lynda Carter
was two years later.
The traditional Justice
League image of Wonder Woman does, of course, have black hair.
And apparently, she has a body that’s
even more distorted than a
Look at those legs!
Of course, in true Wonder Woman
gossip mill style, a new rumor has been reported since I began writing
The latest, according to Moviehole.net, is that Megan Gale
has been short-listed for the role. But the Daily Telegraph blurb that was the source of the Moviehole
gossip misspelled Jessica Biel’s name. So I’m not giving it too much
credence. This blurb also indicates that an official announcement is
due Tuesday. So I guess we’ll see then.
Whomever they eventually cast,
I’m just hoping the movie will bring back my favorite Wonder Woman
character, Wonder Girl (played by Debra Winger in the ’70s TV series).