Wonder who's Wonder Woman
The news that Beckinsale is to step up to become Paradise Island's "emissary to civilization" has set the tongues of gossip columnists in the world media wagging double time.
However, film commentators are being encouraged to read the small print and in particular look at the date the story was published, yes you've guessed it, Beckinsale for Wonder Woman is an April fool.
Previous April fool's from the same source include the news of director David Fincher's sequel to Seven: Eight and the gay marriage of Keanu Reeves (The Matrix, Point Break, Speed) and Alan Cumming (Spy Kids, X-Men 2, Pits).
Meanwhile Lindsay Lohan (Herbie: Fully Loaded, Mean Girls, Freaky Friday) and Buffy star Charisma Carpenter are being linked with the impending Wonder Woman project that will be directed by Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Serenity director: Joss Whedon.
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