Chris Pine is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Wonder Woman.
The film stars Gal Gadot as the title character and if Pine lands the role he’ll star opposite Gadot as Wonder Woman’s love interest, according to The Wrap.
Wonder Woman will be directed by Patty Jenkins, who signed on to replace Michelle MacLaren last month. MacLaren exited the project due to creative differences. Jenkins was previously tapped to direct Thor 2 for Marvel Studios, but will now become the first female director to helm a film of this size in Warner’s DC universe.
Gadot’s casting was announced in December of last year. “Wonder Woman is arguably one of the most powerful female characters of all time and a fan favorite in the DC Universe,” said Batman v. Superman director Zack Snyder at the time of Gadot’s casting. “Not only is Gal an amazing actress, but she also has that magical quality that makes her perfect for the role. We look forward to audiences discovering Gal in the first feature film incarnation of this beloved character.”
The actress will make her first appearance as Wonder Woman in next year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Wonder Woman is slated to hit theaters in 2017.
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