Adrianne Palicki has been cast as Wonder Woman in the remake series set to air on NBC. The David E. Kelley production will feature Palicki, a Friday Night Lights cast member, in the acclaimed role once portrayed by Lynda Carter. The announcement was made Wednesday, February 17, 2011 and has the approval of Carter herself. Carter wished Palicki luck via Tweet which read: "Congratulations Adrianne!"
The new series will feature Palicki playing three roles, the super hero and crime fighting Wonder Woman, alter ego billionaire business professional Diana Themsycira, and as Diana's assistant, Diana Prince. The series will be set in modern day Los Angeles, California and will be the first reboot of the acclaimed 1970s show.