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UPDATED: "Amazon" Begins Search For The CW's New Wonder Woman

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The CW's planned Wonder Woman series is moving forward with the launch of a search for an actress in her early to mid-20s to play the iconic DC Comics superheroine in "Amazon." UPDATE: WW remains princess Diana!

UPDATE: "Amazon" producer Allen Heinberg revealed on Twitter that Wonder Woman will remain Diana for the television series. DC Entertainment CCO Geoff Johns also spoke out, stating that the codename Iris was used to "try and avoid speculation."


The CW's planned Wonder Woman series is moving forward with the launch of a search for an actress in her early to mid-20s to play the iconic DC Comics superheroine, here named Iris rather than Diana.

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Deadline reports Warner Bros. Television has hired a casting director and released a character breakdown for the lead role on "Amazon," an origin story by television producer and comics writer Allan Heinberg that's been compared to The CW's long-running "Smallville." While casting typically doesn't begin until after a pilot order is given, for a project like this the network likely wants to have the key actors in place before deciding on a green light.

The casting breakdown obtained by Deadline describes a young Wonder Woman who "comes from a remote, secluded country and until now has spent most of her life as a soldier and a leader on the battlefield":

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