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And the New Wonder Woman Is…

17 February 2011 12:16 PM, PST | Planet Fury | See recent Planet Fury news »

Adrianne Palicki has been chosen to play Wonder Woman/Diana Prince/Diana Themyscira in the upcoming David E. Kelley reimagining of the classic '70s television show.

Palicki recently appeared on the failed Fox show Lone Star but is probably better known for her work as Tyra on Friday Night Lights. As far as I know, I haven’t seen her in anything, but she seems to fit the bill perfectly.

Palicki is in her late 20s; she's 5’11” and played basketball and ran track in high school. According to IMDb, she has a tattoo of her parents' names on her arm, so I guess she's that rare combination of hip and sweet. But can she act?

It seems she can. Deadline opines that her performance on Lone Star was a "standout," and generated "a lot of talk about [her] star potential." And while she's done some work on middling fare such as Supernatural and South Beach, »

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