Warner Brothers seek a Female Director for ‘Wonder Woman’
"Woman Wonder wanted for 'Wonder Woman'"
Wonder Woman is the most famous superhero and a important player in the DC Universe. She has appeared on TV in the 70s, in cartoons and a failed pilot for NBC and she is set to appear in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice
Last week Warner Brothers announced their upcoming slate of DC Universe movies including a Wonder Woman
movie for a 2018 release. The Hollywood Reporter
have broken the news that Warner Brothers are seeking a female director for the superhero movie.
have found out from their sources the shortlist of directors who are in line for the gig. On the list are Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen
), Mimi Leder (Deep Impact
, The Peacemaker
), Karyn Kusama (Girlfight
, Jennifer's Body
) and Julie Taymor (Across the Universe
, The Tempest
, Spider-man: Turn off the Dark
). TV directors Michelle MacLaren (Game of Thrones
, The Leftovers
) and Tricia Brock (The Walking Dead
, Saving Grace
) are also in consideration and Warner Brothers acknowledge Zero Dark Thirty
director Kathryn Bigelow is a fan-favorite for the role, but suspect she would not be interested.
Israeli actress Gal Gadot is playing the famous Amazonian.