CW issues casting call for Wonder Woman series "Amazon"

A comic book image of wonder womanThe CW has seen a fair share of success with its new DC superhero series “Arrow” and they are ready to cast the lead in what they hope will be their next big comic book hit, “Amazon”. Warner Bros. TV, who is the studio behind the project, has officially hired a casting director even though the project has not been picked up yet for a pilot.

A comprehensive breakdown of the character has been released, and it tells the story of a young Wonder Woman, named Iris, before living as an Amazonian before she discovered her super powers.

“She comes from a remote, secluded country and until now has spent most of her life as a soldier and a leader on the battlefield. Because of relentless brutality of her life at home, Iris looks at our world with absolute awe and astonishment. She’s delighted ­and just as often horrified ­ by the aspects of everyday life that we take for granted: skyscrapers, traffic, and ice cream. It’s all new and fascinating and sometimes slightly troubling ­to her. Iris is completely unschooled in our world, our culture, and our customs. And she’s completely inexperienced at interpersonal relationships. She has no social filter, does not suffer fools, and tends to do and say exactly what’s on her mind at all times. She’s bluntly, refreshingly honest. She can tell when you’re lying to her. And she doesn’t have time or patience for politics or tact because she’s too busy trying to experience everything our world has to offer. There are too many sights to see ­and things to learn ­and people to care for. Hers is a true, noble, and generous heart. And she will fight and die for the people she loves. Iris is a fierce warrior with the innocent heart of a romantic and she will fight to the death to make the world safe for innocents and true romantics everywhere.”

Who would you cast in the role of a young, Amazonian Wonder Woman?

- CW

Written by: harrisr
Nov 30th, 2012, 5:52 am

Lord Omega

Message Posted On Sep 1st, 2014, 9:13 pm
So why Iris and not Diana? I don't get that. Why would they change the name? Come on! Wonder Woman's name is Diana, plain and simple!!!
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Message Posted On Jan 12th, 2013, 5:46 pm
Why have a casting call when they(the CW)have they star in the making one Phoebe Tonkin, who has been great on their other shows

Message Posted On Dec 21st, 2012, 6:56 pm
When is the deadline for the casting call?

Message Posted On Dec 21st, 2012, 6:37 pm
I think Lynda Carter should play the queen.

Message Posted On Dec 8th, 2012, 9:04 pm
They already made an episode, saw it around 6 months ago, but nobody picked it up and it was raw, meaning they never added proper effects in it at that point and never took out the wires hoisting the actors, so I guess they scrapped it and are starting again then are they?

Message Posted On Dec 1st, 2012, 2:06 am
I would not mind it if the female lead did not follow the exact appearance from the comics (not going so far as blond, but otherwise, taking liberties)... Above all, I hope it will get the same attention (and funding) as the Arrow. Heroine, of course, is always a plus, as far as I'm concerned! (And I don't just mean the drug!)

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Message Posted On Nov 30th, 2012, 7:53 am

Smart of them to separate it from Arrow in style and tone right away. No one has ever done Diana properly.

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