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posted Jan 4, 2009, 6:29 PM by Vu Sleeper
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WONDER WOMAN DVD (Mar 2009)
WONDER WOMAN'S MICHAEL JELENIC ANIMATING AN AMAZON
#532186 - 12/31/08 10:02 AM by Jennifer M. Contino

Warner Brothers has provided THE PULSE with a question and answer session conducted with Wonder Woman writer Michael Jelenic. This animated version of comics most famous Amazon will be available on March 3.

FROM WARNER BROTHERS ....

SCREENWRITER MICHAEL JELENIC DISCUSSES "WONDER WOMAN," THE NEXT DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED ORIGINAL MOVIE COMING TO DVD MARCH 3, 2009


Writer Michael Jelenic makes the leap from animated television to feature-length films with his script for "Wonder Woman," the next entry in the popular series of DC Universe animated original PG-13 films. Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation are set to release the all-new film on March 3, 2009, distributed by Warner Home Video. The film will also be available OnDemand and Pay-Per-View as well as available for download day and date, March 3, 2009.

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QUESTION: As this is Wonder Woman's origin story, what did you know you needed to include and on what did you want to focus?

MICHAEL JELENIC:
We had to hit certain elements that are part of Wonder Woman's myth, and my job was to answer what sort of ramifications her origins would have on her character during her journey to becoming a hero. It's basically trying to boil down essential Wonder Woman elements into one story. We looked at the stuff that the fans had to see – the iconic things about Wonder Woman – and then tried to put a twist on them. We've seen the lasso and the invisible jet before, so what's another way we could use them? I wanted to incorporate all these iconic Wonder Woman moments into the larger overall story.

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