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Word on the street is that NBC has ordered a pilot for a new TV series based on DC Comic’s awesomely super superhero, Wonder Woman.

Apparently, writer and producer David E. Kelley of Ally McBeal fame had shopped it around to various networks last month and was turned down by each one of them. Then NBC changed its mind.

The pilot is described as:

a reinvention of the iconic D.C. comic in which Wonder Woman — aka Diana Prince — is a vigilante crime fighter in L.A. but also a successful corporate executive and a modern woman trying to balance all of the elements of her extraordinary life.

The thing is…The Daily Beast got a hold of a copy of the script and it seems Kelley’s version of Wonder Woman makes her out to be a bit of a wimp, crying at the drop of hat and forlorn without a man in her life. It’s not really how I picture Wonder Woman – how about you? (more…)