The Heartbreaking Reason Jennifer Aniston Will Never Play This Iconic Superhero

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jennifer Aniston on the red carpet

Sometimes it’s price fascinated about different universes on the planet of films and the way one thing would have turned out with a distinct actor. One franchise price on this enviornment is Wonder Woman and who else might need made the character iconic.

For many, Lynda Carter was already the definitive Wonder Woman from method again with no substitutes.

Others would say Gal Gadot lifted the character to new heights and made the Amazonian princess legendary for the large display. Go again in time 15-20 years, although, and it might have been…Jennifer Aniston.

Yes, Aniston just lately revealed enjoying Wonder Woman was one in all her dream roles. Is it actually too late for her to play the position now, or might she nonetheless match into the present DC Universe film franchise?

No one actually knew her Wonder Woman goals till now

Jennifer Aniston on the red carpet
Jennifer Aniston | Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

It appears Aniston saved it quiet for years that enjoying Wonder Woman was one in all her performing objectives. After Friends ended, Aniston proved herself a really succesful actress anyway, although later gravitated to doing comedies. Only The Morning Show has taken her to a brand new place in her performing talents, and arguably the position of her life.

One might simply say her Alex Levy in TMN is already a extra humanized type of Wonder Woman. After all, she’s highly effective in turning into a information anchor superstar and having the ability to manipulate behind-the-scenes wranglings.

Although, similar to Wonder Woman, she additionally has a really human facet with a couple of frailties.

At least Wonder Woman doesn’t need to cope with divorce and emotional breakdowns like Alex Levy has. Nevertheless, it’s actually not too unattainable to think about Aniston enjoying the superheroine.

Many media analysts have already reported on this story and managed to digitally insert her face onto the WW costume to see what she might need appeared like.

The timing simply wasn’t proper

In these post-Friends years, makes an attempt to revive Wonder Woman had been underway as they’d been for the reason that Lynda Carter years. All efforts had been dashed again within the 1990s and 2000s, together with a possible TV sequence revival in 2011.

Adrianne Palicki was one actress who was picked to play a brand new model of Wonder Woman, this time in just a little darker vein. Coming from David E. Kelley, it appeared prefer it might have accomplished properly, a minimum of with the dialogue. Then once more, having Kelley concerned with a superhero challenge simply didn’t seem to be match.

The pilot for the proposed NBC sequence by no means aired, however it was through the time when Aniston might have accomplished the position, possibly on the large display. All film efforts at the moment had been additionally scrubbed till the whole lot got here collectively at DC a couple of years later.

Because Aniston turned 50 this final yr, she appears to really feel prefer it was a misplaced alternative. In her interview from above (after her SAG Award win), she famous she nonetheless has rather a lot to do as an actress. Who says it’s actually too late to a minimum of be concerned in a Wonder Woman film?

Aniston might play one other character within the DC ‘Wonder Woman’ franchise

There isn’t any denying Aniston might play a lady 20 years youthful since she seems to be about the identical as she did in her Friends years. One can attribute this to her stellar well being routine to maintain her in the very best form.

Not that Hollywood would ever take into account for Wonder Woman now merely due to her age on paper. If this nonetheless sounds the alarm about age bias in Hollywood, it’s not fairly as dangerous because it was. They might nonetheless rent her to play one other character throughout the Wonder Woman film franchise.

Even having her play a baddie would give her a chance to a minimum of show her on-screen love for the Wonder Woman universe. Ironically, although, Wonder Woman 1984 will happen throughout a time when Aniston was simply forming her performing goals at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.

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