May 13th, 2011
11:41 AM ET
It looks like "Wonder Woman" won't be taking flight after all. NBC has decided not to pick up the highly anticipated series about the Amazing Amazon.
Sources tell Deadline that the David E. Kelley pilot—which starred "Friday Night Lights" actress Adrianne Palicki as a crime fighter, corporate executive and modern woman—wasn't a disaster and described it as "ambitious" and "well crafted."
"The audience couldn't buy into the modernization," one insider told Deadline. Another source said the series just wasn't necessary: "It was a conceptual thing. Do we need a comic book hero?"
Or more specifically, do we need another Wonder Woman?
Though Lynda Carter headlined a popular series about the DC Comics superhero in the '70s, there have since been several failed attempts to bring Wonder Woman to the big screen. And in January, several networks passed on Kelley's "Wonder Woman" TV pilot before he brought it to NBC.
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