Warner Bros. Wants a ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie or TV Show

Studio CEO, Kevin Tsujihara, teases that there are plans in the works for other DC Comics TV adaptations. He added the studio needs more superhero franchises.

Warner Bros.' Kevin Tsujihara wants a Wonder Woman movie or TV show
Warner Bros.' Kevin Tsujihara wants a Wonder Woman movie or TV show
Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara attended a Beverly Hills entertainment law conference over the weekend, where he talked more about the studio's superhero movie plans. Aside from The Dark Knight and Man of Steel franchises, the CEO revealed that their lack of other superhero franchises has been a "missed opportunity." He also teased one particular project that he wants to see moving forward.

"We need to get Wonder Woman on the big screen or TV."

The studio's Wonder Woman project has been in development for several years. However, we also reported last month that a casting call for Batman Vs. Superman may indicate that Diana of Themyscira has a role in this highly-anticipated sequel. The CW Network is also developing a Wonder Woman series entitled Amazon, although we reported in July that project has been put on hold.

Kevin Tsujihara also teased that they are working on more TV adaptations of DC Comics properties.

"(There are) huge plans for a number of other DC properties on TV."

The DC universe is already represented on the small screen with The CW's Arrow, which returns for Season 2 Wednesday, October 9. We reported in July that the series may spawn a spin-off centering on The Flash. We reported last month that Grant Gustin is playing the speedy Dr. Barry Allen, who will appear in three Season 2 episodes, including the back-door pilot.

Wonder Woman comes to theaters June 23rd, 2017 and stars Gal Gadot.

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  1. undeadslayer4

    @moviemaniac66 thats true then why would they bother making a tv series on the green arrow

    1 year agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  2. MovieManiac

    @undeadslayer4 - Well sometimes patience can make for a better experience. And Marvel's Agents of Sheild is a side story that is attached to the universe but it is not an integral part of the film series. Wonder woman is integral to Justice LEague and if they are making a MOVIE universe then they should probably make a MOVIE about Wonder Woman.

    1 year agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  3. undeadslayer4

    @moviemaniac66 maybe some people just dont like waiting for the next movie to come out and besides they already have marvel's agents of sheild

    1 year agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  4. MovieManiac

    @undeadslayer4 - If they are trying to set up a successful movie universe then they should focus on films instead of TV shows.

    1 year agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  5. WongFu

    Olivia Wilde should be WW. Several people think so, so do the InnerSpace cast and several others in the Industry.

    1 year agoby @instead8909Flag

  6. Sean

    @rjh094@instead8909 I completely agree with both of you. There needs to be a Wonder Woman already! But, they probably still need to find the right actress for the role for the movie.

    1 year agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  7. WongFu

    As of this project it needs to be a Feature film and I grew up on Linda Charter's version and loved it. Any other form I would reject, certain heroes need to be on TV, Wonder Woman had it's time on TV and it's time to bring it to the big screen.

    1 year agoby @instead8909Flag

  8. WongFu

    @undeadslayer4 have you seen Castle, NYPD Blue or other cop shows. Imagine a cop drama set in Gotham with a young Jim Gorden, no superheroes, no supervillians. Dent would be very young, set way before he was Two -Face.
    A 12 or 14 year old Bruce Wayne, we might see his parents before they die. All it is a cop show, not Shield, just a lot of normal seedy humans. Imagine seeing all of Batman's the super villains before they were turned.
    Now with that said I personally have been reading a screenplay for a short of which I've submitted to. It's not the character I submitted to but once they see what I can do, they might change their minds. I was given a choice go into Toronto or make an E- pitch, I took the e-pitch.

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  9. rjh094

    Wonder Woman is probably the only female that can really hold her own movie right now. DC needs to take advantage of this. It's only a matter of time before Marvel decides to bring out one their leading females.

    1 year agoby @rjh094Flag

  10. undeadslayer4

    @skywise i hope they can pull it off like they did with joker and catwomen

    1 year agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  11. skywise

    @undeadslayer4 There was an old tv series already based on Wonder Woman. From the 70's I think. It was pretty campy....it was bad. But I know that for its time it was well received.

    I would be ok with a tv version if the character is done justice. WW is such a complex character that she could easily fit into a well written action/drama.

    But I would much rather see a super flashy big budget version in theaters.

    1 year agoby @skywiseFlag

  12. undeadslayer4

    @instead8909 that sucks for gary but i wonder if its gonna focus more on bruce or is it gonna be like Marvel's Agents of sheild

    1 year agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  13. WongFu

    @undeadslayer4 Gary might not return, the show it self is just another cop series but based in Gotham. They have to be careful at what they do, but showing a young Bruce Wayne (14 years old) might be needed.
    It's going to be Mob heavy, some low life criminals and they can't show any of Batman's villains.

    1 year agoby @instead8909Flag

  14. undeadslayer4

    @instead8909 i hope gotham does great and they have oldman return as gordon

    1 year agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  15. undeadslayer4

    @moviemaniac66 but arrow is doing pretty good unlike zombie land and Beverley hills cop

    1 year agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  16. undeadslayer4

    @skywise i cannot picture wonder women having a tv show if they pull this off i will laugh

    1 year agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  17. skywise

    they have been saying this for a long time now. Less talk more action.

    1 year agoby @skywiseFlag

  18. Mka47


    1 year agoby @mka47Flag

  19. MovieManiac

    They already tried a show and It failed. Movie this time.

    1 year agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  20. potomacpitbulls

    Indeed, slide Gotham it into the Arkham time slot and give Arkham its own spin off later. Either way, WB could kick the other networks collective asses if they did not have their head up lodged up their own ass. Think of the awesome ratings shows based in either the Harry Potter and or a Hobbit world would fetch. Hell, the Stargate franchise is ripe for the taking.

    1 year agoby @potomacpitbullsFlag

  21. WongFu

    @potomacpitbulls you forgot Gotham, the series that's set before batman.

    1 year agoby @instead8909Flag

  22. potomacpitbulls

    They need to stop pimping out their characters and Production Company to other networks. Put them on the CW with other WB owned properties. Imagine how strong the network would be if they used DC properties, along with shows they gave away to other networks, and then developed shows off properties in their vast vault. This is just a peek of what the CW would look like if they kept what they produced for their competitors and sprinkled in CW and other properties:
    8:00-9:00 2 Broke Girls and The Big Bang
    9:00-10:00 Mike & Molly and Two and a Half Men
    10:00-11:00 Children's Hospital
    8:00-9:00 Rizzoli & Isles
    9:00-10:00 Hostages
    10:00-11:00 Longmire
    8:00-9:00 The Bachelor/ Bachelorette
    9:00-10:00 Gossip Girl
    10:00-11:00 Carrie Diaries
    8:00-9:00 Mentalist
    9:00-10:00 Person of Interest
    10:00-11:00 The Following
    8:00-9:00 Revolution
    9:00-10:00 Supernatural
    10:00-11:00 The Vampire Diaries
    8:00-9:00 Green Lantern: The Animated Series, Beware The Batman,
    9:00-10:00 Young Justice: Invasion, Teen Titans Go!
    10:00-11:00 Adult Swim
    8:00-9:00 Arrow
    9:00-10:00 John Constantine
    10:00-11:00 Arkham

    1 year agoby @potomacpitbullsFlag

  23. Brizzy

    @Fry-3000 Arrow has actually been incredibly true to the comics while maintaining originality.

    1 year agoby @BrizzyFlag

  24. Brizzy

    @2movieguys Who doesn't?

    1 year agoby @BrizzyFlag

  25. Fry_3000

    Awesome for flash, but he deserves a big screen film not this crappy tv shows. Arrow needs to more based more on the comic book stories more villains please :)

    1 year agoby @Fry-3000Flag

  26. Sean

    Make a Wonder Woman movie! Not a tv show! Please, Do NOT make a tv show!

    1 year agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  27. WongFu

    hold up - I watched a pilot called Amazon which featured her, just two weeks ago. It was 90 minutes in length, I highly liked it.
    Well I guess the cats out of the bag...now.

    1 year agoby @instead8909Flag

  28. CelluloidDreams

    Warner Bros. just wants $$$$!

    1 year agoby @2movieguysFlag

  29. Adamsandlerfggot69

    Sick of hearing about these promises that will happen in 3 years IF it gets green-lighted.

    1 year agoby @adamsandlerfggot69Flag

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