July 29, 2016  

Lynda Carter: Sandra Bullock Not Too Old for 'Wonder Woman'

March 26, 2010 (9:49 am) GMT
Lynda Carter denies she ever called Sandra Bullock 'too old' to play Wonder Woman, saying 'That's nonsense, it wasn't true. She's strong and feminine. And Wonder Woman has to be accessible'.

Original "Wonder Woman" star has slammed reports she branded "too old" to play the superhero siren in a big screen remake - insisting the Oscar winner would be "great" in the role. A host of A-list ladies have been tipped to take over from Carter, who starred in the 1970s TV show, in Joss Whedon's movie revival, including , and .

But when Bullock was suggested for the lead, Carter was rumored to have slated "" actress - insisting a younger star should take on the action role. But Carter is adamant she never made the comments - and would love to see Bullock front the film.

Speaking on U.S. TV show "Good Morning L.A.", she says, "There was an idea that Sandra Bullock should play '' and I think it's a great idea. She's exactly the kind of a personality and somehow it got messed around that I had said she was too old. That's nonsense, it wasn't true. She's strong and feminine. And Wonder Woman has to be accessible."

More Wonder Woman News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Emma Roberts Is Mad Diva in 'Scream Queens' Season 2 Promo
  2. Katy Perry Credits Boyfriend Orlando Bloom for Helping Write Her DNC Speech
  3. Disney Gives 'Rocketeer' a Reboot With Exciting Twist - Get the Deets Here!
  4. Justin Bieber Turns Down $5M Offer to Perform at RNC
  5. You Won't Believe How Much Mila Kunis Spent on Her Wedding Ring
  6. Matt Damon Fights Monsters in Epic Trailer for 'The Great Wall'
  7. 'Sesame Street' Fires Three Longtime Cast Members
  8. Find Out Which Joe Jonas' Famous Exes He Would Like to 'Shag, Marry and Kill'