Reports are filing in that NBC wants McG to direct the David E. Kelley-penned pilot for their recently acquired Wonder Woman television series. The Charlie’s Angels director already has an impressive track record in television as a producer which includes Supernatural, Chuck and Nikita. However his only TV directorial work has come via the Chuck pilot and the short-lived Fastlane. TVLine reports, saying that sources position him as the favourite to direct but nothing has been confirmed.
Meanwhile, actress Lake Bell (No Strings Attached) has kicked off her campaign to play Diana Prince A.K.A. Wonder Woman.
The actress tells E! Online:
On my lists of things to do in my life—I mean, I campaign for it—is, I just want to play a superhero at some point. I got the guns! With superheroes you have to have this tickle of humour in there and you have to be a really great actor and also kick ass.
And I’m fine with kicking a guy’s ass. I’ll be honest, I think I’d make a great Wonder Woman. So if anyone out there is listening…