Patt Morrison for November 18, 2011

Wonder Woman: We love her, so why doesn’t Hollywood?

2nd Annual TV Land Awards - Show

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Former 'Wonder Woman', actress Lynda Carter and Wonder Woman on stage at the 2nd Annual TV Land Awards held at The Hollywood Palladium, March 7, 2004 in Hollywood, California.

We've seen almost every notable comic book figure made into a big budget popcorn movie, but alas, our invisible jet-traveling, lasso-wielding sexy heroine has never made it to the silver screen.


What woman (and a few men) hasn't put on the boots, the wig, padded their bra and dressed up as WW for Halloween? At 70, she's a strong, independent woman, so why hasn’t the character translated to the big screen?


Geoff Boucher, pop culture writer, Los Angeles Times, where he manages Hero Complex blog

Eleanor Smeal, president, Feminist Majority Foundation; editor, Ms. Magazine

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