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Jennifer Love Hewitt Wants As "Wonder Woman"?

The actress talks about her dream role?

Jennifer Love Hewitt Wants To Play "Wonder Woman"

 
Jennifer Love Hewitt wants to be Wonder Woman in a movie, and frankly, I don't blame her; but can she pull it off? MTV sat down with the actress and asked her what she sees in her acting future and what part she wants to play. Hewitt quickly indicated that her dream role would be to play Diana Prince in a live-action film.
 
 
  
 

"I'd really love to do an action movie. I'd really love to do like a 'Tomb Raider' or something like that," said Hewitt, "I think that'd be fun. I would love to play like a super hero or something like that. That would be awesome...I want to play Wonder Woman, I want them to make the movie of Wonder Woman and I want to play Wonder Woman so bad, I think it'd be really fun," said Hewitt.


 
When asked why she felt she would be perfect for the role, she cited that she has a "curvaceous frame," she loves tiaras, and she feels that "gold bracelets" compliment her wrists perfectly. Gold bracelets, not silver, Jen? Alright, maybe I took this a bit too seriously, and perhaps this is not the way things work in Hollywood, but if I were her and I was asked that question, not only would I have a better answer; but I would get the color of the bracelets correctly. 
 
 
If I was asked why I would want to play Wonder Woman, wearing a tiara would not be one of the reasons. Wonder Woman is this incredibly iconic female superhero who's character completely encompasses the idea that a woman can be strong and still be sexy. She is a symbol of femininity and feminism, and she emerged during a time when the role of the woman was to be submissive and subservient to men in this country. Even after World War II when the men returned from Europe an the women once again took on their traditional roles; Diana remained at the forefront of comic books as a powerful female Superhero who could take on the big boys. Diana's character has managed to remain symbolic and has transcended from being merely a comic book character, to being a symbol that anything a man can do, a woman can do too. She is a role model for girls, (and boys) and is one of the most prominent characters in the industry.  The actress that gets the chance to play that part should be honored to be chosen.
 
I hope that when they do finally make a movie about Wonder Woman, that the actress they choose can appreciate her character and is not someone who simply wants to pick up where Lynda Carter left off.
 
Do you guys think that Jennifer Love Hewitt would make a good Wonder Woman? Do you have someone in mind you think could play the part? Do you think I am asking too much?
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Posted by cascadeking09
@Vance Astro: they're plenty of women who are at least 5'10 that have a nice enough body to play her. they may not be muscular but alot of time is spent on gettin the actors and actresses physically fit to play the part. ima have to disagree with u on that. no disrespect.
Posted by glrayner85

Jennifer connelly might be a great pick, i always thought that monica bellucci would be good but she is a bit old to continue in any sequals. but like others have said get a lesser known actress in there that would look the part and be greatful enough for the chance that they would reserch the role and give it there best.

Edited by FoxxFireArt

I don't think you ask too much of a character. I believe Angelina Jolie cited far better reasons for wanting to play the role of the video game heroine, Lara Croft; and she owned that part.
I have some love for the work Jennifer Love Hewitt has done in the past. She's done action to some extent during her run in the horror movies. She's 'cute', but is she 'strong'?

It's really hard to think of a known actress to take on the role of such an iconic character. The young boy they found to play Harry Potter in the popular book series was discovered in a movie theater.
If I HAD to pick a name. Only two names come to my mind. Kate Beckinsale was able to play a tough woman with a tender side in Underworld. I don't know about how you would feel about this choice, but, what of Jessica Alba? Sure, her stint as Sue Storm was pretty mixed, but when she played Max in Dark Angel she showed she could do some pretty cool action. She showed a woman who could kick all the guys asses and still make the tough girl feminine.

Posted by AirDave817

I thought that the bracelets that Lynda Carter wore were gold...But then, who was really looking at the bracelets? I don't know why, but I see somebody like say, maybe a Catherine Zeta-Jones or a Kate Beckinsale - somebody who's already doing action movies. But then again, Michael Keaton is always the exception to the rule. I don't think her saying that she wants to wear the costume is a good reason to want to play Wonder Woman. I'd almost like to see a casting like Christopher Reeve for Superman, like Lynda Carter, an unknown that can fill the role and deliver a believable, credible performance rather than just walk around in the costume. (Isn't that what Nicholas Cage was trying to accomplish with Ghost Rider?) Of course, being hot wouldn't hurt...      

Posted by Vance Astro
@cascadeking09 said:
" @Vance Astro: they're plenty of women who are at least 5'10 that have a nice enough body to play her. they may not be muscular but alot of time is spent on gettin the actors and actresses physically fit to play the part. ima have to disagree with u on that. no disrespect. "
Name names.
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Posted by cascadeking09
@Vance Astro: Ok, there's laura prepon, adrianna lima (she doesnt do much actin), odette yustman, bridget reagan, alana de la garza, and maitland ward. those are the few i know of.
Posted by Adam Michaels

My mom is Wonder Woman!!!! :)

Posted by Riezner

She still acts?

Posted by GreenGriffin

I could see it, it's better then Jessica biel and Megen Fox.

Posted by xkoenig

She's short and far too thin. She would have to eat a proper meal first, and maybe work out a whole bunch to even begin to portray the strength and physique of Wonder Woman. No go for me right now.

Posted by cascadeking09
@GreenGriffin:  r u, serious she's no where near better than either one of them. especially not jessica biel.
Posted by stevepidge

The ONLY choice for wonderwoman is Jennifer Connelly. She HAS the look and the acting chops.


Posted by No_Name_
@Adam Michaels said:
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My mom is Wonder Woman!!!! :)

"
That was cute!
Posted by Moomin123

I think she could pull it off. I heard that Beyoncé was interested in playing Wonder Woman too.

Posted by GreenGriffin
@cascadeking09 said:
"@GreenGriffin:  r u, serious she's no where near better than either one of them. especially not jessica biel."

If we go by acting, she is. She better looking then biel and Fox.
Posted by cascadeking09
@GreenGriffin: actin wise she may be better than megan fox but not jessica biel
Posted by TehLantern

Megan Fox by far has the look part down, but she is a terrible actress lol. Jennifer Love Hewitt has the acting, but not the look. Its a fucking toss up. Are there no good female black haired actors?!?. Yes there is lol, but its would be very hard to fit the roll of Diana, you need to be the total package. The look, the acting skils and you have to be trained with a huge fucking gold whip! HUZZAAHH!

Posted by daveydavey
@Udderman said:
"i wouldnt watch Jennifer love hewitt as wonder woman....id just keep drooling at her :F"

@Udderman:
I second that
Posted by Namor1987
@stevepidge said:
"The ONLY choice for wonderwoman is Jennifer Connelly. She HAS the look and the acting chops.
"


Damn she looks just like her

Posted by MoonKnightFan123

ok

Posted by King Quisling

Yeah, I would never see a WW movie with her in it.

Posted by Mr. Nerd
@jefprice:
yeah i thought they were gold also
Posted by jefprice
@Mr. Nerd: I pulled up some photos, Linda Carters were gold in a few shots and silver in some others. Only found a few Gold images from the books though. I do know as a kid I had a WW figure and it had gold bands. Lol
Posted by stevepidge

Jennifer Connelly
Posted by GreenGriffin

I don't think it matters though, i think a Wonder Woman film will just turn out to be another Catwoman Film. It would be a bomb at the box office.

Posted by Hal's #1 Fan!

Jessica Biel has the acting ability, the ability to kick ass (blade trinity), and the look, plus she's hot as all friggin hell and she's interested in doing the movie "if the character and the story are developed enough" not because "she looks good in a tiara and gold braceletes" the only thing i could see Jennifer Love Hewitt doing would to play Lois Lane in a Superman Reboot, i think she'd be great at that. but for WW I'd like to see:
Wonder Woman: Jessica Biel 
Queen Hippolyta: Catherine Zeta Jones
Captain Steve Trevor: Sam Worthington
Artemis: Yvonne Strahovsky
Circe the Sorceress: Elizabeth Hurley
The Cheetah: Hillary Swank
Ares God of War: Russell Crowe
Athena God of Wisdom: Nicole Kidman
Hera Queen of Gods: Meryl Streep
Zeus King of Gods: Sean Connery

Posted by Odyssey_Dawn
@stevepidge said:
" The ONLY choice for wonderwoman is Jennifer Connelly. She HAS the look and the acting chops.
"
Nice.
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Posted by castleking
 Missy Peregrym would be a pretty good wonder woman
 

Posted by Bruce Vain

She's too girl next door looking. I always wanted Lucy Lawless or Monica Bellucci , but now I'm liking that Lena Hedley from 300 and Terminator Sarah Conner Chronicles.
Posted by Vance Astro
@cascadeking09 said:
" @Vance Astro: Ok, there's laura prepon, adrianna lima (she doesnt do much actin), odette yustman, bridget reagan, alana de la garza, and maitland ward. those are the few i know of. "
None of these women are built like Wonder Woman.All beautiful but no fit for Wonder Woman.So like I said again.Who ever they pick for Wonder Woman will never live up to the part.They just need to pick someone pretty who can act and as suggested I think it should be Jennifer Connelly.Wonder Woman's beauty comes from a goddess,nobody REAL person can match that.
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Posted by cascadeking09
@Vance Astro: no none of them are already built ww but who would be. if one of them got cast they would have plenty of time to get fit enough to play her. i already said that. and any one of them would be just as good as anybody they find that can act but isnt anywhere near tall enough. most of them i named are already really tall and aren't boney lookin either, all them are good lookin and good enough actors to play ww. i dont get how u could say that they should just pick somone that can act and looks good, and then say none of the people i named could play her.
Posted by castleking

 
Missy Peregrym  is perfect for the part

Posted by goldenkey

I think she could it. 
Posted by frogger
@   johnny spam said : Missy Peregrym would make a good Wonder Woman.      
 
Damn straight! Missy  gots the face, an athletic (and hot) body, and she usually  plays a strong female in her roles already.
Edited by castleking
she is athletic and has shown great acting ability and she was pretty ripped and retained her feminine beauty in the movie stick it.
Posted by WonderBoy1132

I think it could work...

Edited by Vance Astro
@cascadeking09 said:

" @Vance Astro: no none of them are already built ww but who would be. if one of them got cast they would have plenty of time to get fit enough to play her. i already said that. and any one of them would be just as good as anybody they find that can act but isnt anywhere near tall enough. most of them i named are already really tall and aren't boney lookin either, all them are good lookin and good enough actors to play ww. i dont get how u could say that they should just pick somone that can act and looks good, and then say none of the people i named could play her. "

1.That was my point to begin with.Nobody is built like Wonder Woman. 
2.You can't workout into a Wonder Woman type body.Most of the chicks you named would need cosmetic surgery.Wonder Woman isn't a B-cup. 
3.I said they have to be able to act and look good.Just of the top..I know you named Adriana Lima.She's a MODEL...not an actress.
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Posted by Tmul501
@castleking said:
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Missy Peregrym  is perfect for the part
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I don't think she's got what it takes to be the lead in a movie like that. She's good, but she's not that good. Jennifer Connelly FTW
Posted by castleking
she has the build and beauty to play her she is a good actress, she just has never bn given a lead part in an action movie, i think she could surprise everybody. she is also not all that well known either i think that is perfect for a comic movie not have the actor over shadow the movie.
 
gawd..... she's hot..... also jennifer connelly has gotten older and i dont think she could keep up with the action scenes.
Posted by cascadeking09
@Vance Astro said:
" @cascadeking09 said:

" @Vance Astro: no none of them are already built ww but who would be. if one of them got cast they would have plenty of time to get fit enough to play her. i already said that. and any one of them would be just as good as anybody they find that can act but isnt anywhere near tall enough. most of them i named are already really tall and aren't boney lookin either, all them are good lookin and good enough actors to play ww. i dont get how u could say that they should just pick somone that can act and looks good, and then say none of the people i named could play her. "

1.That was my point to begin with.Nobody is built like Wonder Woman. 2.You can't workout into a Wonder Woman type body.Most of the chicks you named would need cosmetic surgery.Wonder Woman isn't a B-cup. 3.I said they have to be able to act and look good.Just of the top..I know you named Adriana Lima.She's a MODEL...not an actress. "
none of them are b-cups and do u expect these women to built like arnold swarzenegger, it doesnt take a whole lot for some of them to get pretty big and still look good. adrianna lima is an actress and a model. i definitley think at least one of those girls could play wonderwoman.
Posted by whirlwind6

She sounds like she has an I.Q. of 75.
Posted by Korg
@whirlwind6 said:
" She sounds like she has an I.Q. of 75. "
My eyes just rolled so hard, my optic nerves detached. I am now blind. Hope you're happy.
Posted by Vance Astro
@cascadeking09 said:
" @Vance Astro said:
" @cascadeking09 said:

" @Vance Astro: no none of them are already built ww but who would be. if one of them got cast they would have plenty of time to get fit enough to play her. i already said that. and any one of them would be just as good as anybody they find that can act but isnt anywhere near tall enough. most of them i named are already really tall and aren't boney lookin either, all them are good lookin and good enough actors to play ww. i dont get how u could say that they should just pick somone that can act and looks good, and then say none of the people i named could play her. "

1.That was my point to begin with.Nobody is built like Wonder Woman. 2.You can't workout into a Wonder Woman type body.Most of the chicks you named would need cosmetic surgery.Wonder Woman isn't a B-cup. 3.I said they have to be able to act and look good.Just of the top..I know you named Adriana Lima.She's a MODEL...not an actress. "
none of them are b-cups and do u expect these women to built like arnold swarzenegger, it doesnt take a whole lot for some of them to get pretty big and still look good. adrianna lima is an actress and a model. i definitley think at least one of those girls could play wonderwoman. "
Wonder Woman isn't built like Arnold..What are you talking about?  
Adriana Lima is not an actress.Check her filmography..she plays herself in half the things on the list 
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Posted by cascadeking09
@Vance Astro: no but u said you cant work out into wonder woman type body, but the only way for wonder woman to be too big for someone who is already pretty fit to begin with to work out into would be if that person was huge like a body builder. and adriana lima is just gettin started so far, she was in the follow and she wasnt herself in that. but she hasnt done much acting, so i wouldnt choose her to play wonder woman.
Posted by Luthorcrow

 I think Jennifer would look great in the outfit and I don't think she could do the rest.  Nor do I think any of the big names in Hollywood right now co do it.  The first thing any actress has to be to do this role, a brunette and look like they could actually be Greek.  I get sick of hearing about all these blonde chicks up for the role.  Next she needs to be able to convey that level of strength, will and determination that Wonder Woman represents.  I think in perfect world it would be if they actual got an famous Italian or Greek actress to play the role.  But a Hollywood actress. Wow that's going to be tough.   
 
 Erica Durance, Laura Vandervoort, Jessica Biel, Megan Fox and Lucy Lawless are terrible choices one because no one this list is a good enough actress and two because none of the are the right physically. 

 Charlize Theron could do it if she wasn't so damn blonde.  She has the presence and acting chops and has shown she can be physically powerful.  Angelina Jolie could have do it if she hadn't already married herself to Tomb Raider.
 
That leaves Jennifer Connolly.  This has been the only good suggestion so far.  She has the acting ability and could pull of the look.  Unless some one pulls something out of their asses this is the only on the list so far that gets me excited.  But don't put Eric Bana anywhere in the film please.

Posted by castleking

damn it how many times to i have to repeat this its all about Missy Peregrym

Posted by Luthorcrow
@castleking said:
" damn it how many times to i have to repeat this its all about Missy Peregrym "
A cheerleader sure, Wonder Woman, no. 
 
Another thing on Jennifer Connolly, they need to make sure she eats her biscuits and gravy because I've seen her looking too skinny for her own good. 
Edited by cascadeking09
@Luthorcrow said:

"  I think Jennifer would look great in the outfit and I don't think she could do the rest.  Nor do I think any of the big names in Hollywood right now co do it.  The first thing any actress has to be to do this role, a brunette and look like they could actually be Greek.  I get sick of hearing about all these blonde chicks up for the role.  Next she needs to be able to convey that level of strength, will and determination that Wonder Woman represents.  I think in perfect world it would be if they actual got an famous Italian or Greek actress to play the role.  But a Hollywood actress. Wow that's going to be tough.      Erica Durance, Laura Vandervoort, Jessica Biel, Megan Fox and Lucy Lawless are terrible choices one because no one this list is a good enough actress and two because none of the are the right physically.   Charlize Theron could do it if she wasn't so damn blonde.  She has the presence and acting chops and has shown she can be physically powerful.  Angelina Jolie could have do it if she hadn't already married herself to Tomb Raider.  That leaves Jennifer Connolly.  This has been the only good suggestion so far.  She has the acting ability and could pull of the look.  Unless some one pulls something out of their asses this is the only on the list so far that gets me excited.  But don't put Eric Bana anywhere in the film please. "

have u heard of hair dy, u dont have to be greek to play wonder woman, most people who are greek u cant even tell just by lookin at them. bottom line is neither charlize theron or jennifer connelly could do it. the most important thing is to be able to act like wonderwwoman, the mind set an actress would have to be in to play her. behind that is bein physically fit, or just bein able to handle all the stunts that they would have to do, then lookin like her. race has nothin to do with it as long as she's tall and she's not  skinney and boney. that's a definite no to angelina cause she po nasty, i can see almost every bone and her body im really tired of hearin people suggestin her.
Posted by Jamiracles

Wow. I remember when I was the FIRST pre-teen to have a crush on her...and now she wants to play Wonder Woman.
 
Sorry sweetie. :(

Posted by Shatterstar

In other movie news Jennifer Love Hewitt wants "any movie role she can get."  

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