Thursday, August 09, 2007

Whedon On "Wonder Woman" --
"It Was A Waste Of My Time"

From Entertainment Weekly (via The Comic Reel):

"I in no way want this to be a slam on Warner Bros., but the fact of the matter is, it was a waste of my time. We never [wanted] to make the same movie; none of us knew that. "

Whedon goes on to say that the reason he didn't show up for his San Diego Con panel was because he was sick of people asking him who is going to play Wonder Woman in the movie.

Still think WB is gunshy after "Catwoman" and "Elektra" and is afraid a superheroine can't carry a whole movie. So they analyze the script drafts to death and drive people like Joss crazy.

Just get Jenna Jameson to do "Power Girl," hire Joe Pesci as the wise-cracking bookie with a price on his head, and be done with it.


  1. Did he not show up for a panel? He seemed perfectly willing to talk about WW during his mega-Q&A:

    Isn't Jenna Jameson too anorexic to play Power Girl? I'm sure for what she'd lack in buxomness she'd make up for in, um, dirty nastiness, but...

  2. I kind of enjoy any superhero movie, and always wonder why they always blew it up when is a superheroine movie...

    Catwoman and Elektra are some of the worst movies of the last years. I'm not a real Joss Whedon fan, but it would have been interesting to see what he had in mind for Wonder Woman.

    Anyway, we will always have the Justice League cartoons to enjoy...

  3. Or more likely his approach was similar to Buffy and his Astonishing X-Men - too low-key for the slam-bang approach they want for a tentpole.