Adrianne Palicki to Play Wonder Woman

Adrianne Palicki to Play Wonder Woman

Los Angeles : CA : USA | Feb 17, 2011 at 5:14 PM PST
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Adrianne Palicki, best known for her role as Tyra on Friday Night Lights, has been announced as the star of NBC's upcoming Wonder Woman TV series. The 5-foot-11 actress will portray the iconic Wonder Woman role in a pilot written and produced by David E. Kelley of Boston Legal and Ally McBeal fame. This update on the DC Comics storyline takes place in LA and incorporates 3 facets of the character: Wonder Woman and her two aliases, Diana Themyscira and Diana Prince.

27-year-old Palicki recently appeared in a short-lived Fox drama called Lone Star and guest starred on an episode of Criminal Minds. She is also set to appear in the upcoming Red Dawn.

Lynda Carter, who starred in the 1975-79 TV series tweeted a congratulatory message to Adrianne Palicki yesterday.

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