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Dammit! Now I Have to Watch the Pilot

…because the news that Adrianne Palicki will be playing Wonder Woman is all kinds of awesome!

 

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She's definitely got the acting chops and, at 5'11", she's tall.

But I think the best thing for the show is that she's not enough of a known quantity (despite a prominent role on Friday Night Lights and a number of roles on genre fare like Supernatural and Smallville) to come with a lot of baggage that will get in the way of the work she'll be doing.

That said, I'm with Alyssa and Alan Sepinwall that the David E. Kelley-produced show sounds really fuckin terrible*. The show sounds like Ally McBeal with superpowers, which I bet is how the pitch went too. Because I genuinely think David E. Kelley is a man with exactly one idea. 

But I still gotta watch that damn pilot now.

 

*Check out Alan Sepinwall's great take on the casting and the material.



Posted on February 16th, 2011 - Filed under Television
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