How Bad Was NBC's Wonder Woman Pilot? That Bad

Seth Abramovitch · 07/21/11 08:23PM

The few who had seen the failed pilot for NBC's Wonder Woman — a proposed series about the DC Comics superheroine from Ally McBeal-creator David E. Kelley — said the network had laid a pterodactyl-sized egg. Campily, laughably terrible. Which didn't come as much of a surprise to anyone. All five networks had already passed once on the script, after all, and it took a regime change at NBC to finally get someone to crunch the numbers (numbers = breasts) and greenlight the thing. But then, all kinds of magic can come with casting, with direction, with post-production wizardry. "You never really know until it's off the page and on the screen!" - Some wise Hollywood person.

Katherine Heigl Monster Attacks, Devours Beloved Old Actress

Richard Lawson · 08/06/10 02:41PM

It's true, and the old biddy didn't even see it coming. Also today: casting news about some smaller-time actors that is still pretty interesting, the Family Guy guy goes all earnest on us, and some thoughts on David E. Kelley.

A David E. Kelley Star Is Born!

Seth Abramovitch · 01/05/09 01:53PM

· David E. Kelley has chosen Charity Wakefield to star in Legally Mad. The Actresses-Who-Look-Like-Michelle Pfeiffer Guild is up in arms over the choice of a brunette candidate who looks nothing like Michelle Pfeiffer. [THR]