Kate Beckinsale as Selene in Underworld

English actress Kate Beckinsale apparently passed up the chance to play the lead role in a Wonder Woman feature back in the 2000s. After recently passing the $400 million dollar mark at the domestic box office, the Patty Jenkins directed feature for the DC Extended Universe has thus far netted Warner Bros. Pictures a whopping $786 million globally, and counting.

Starring Gal Gadot in the lead role, Wonder Woman spent countless years in various states of preproduction – including an abandoned feature that was meant to be written and directed by Joss Whedon –  before the Amazonian princess finally received her shot as the star of a major motion picture this past June. Jenkins finally managed to ...

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