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Adrianne Palicki is Wonder Woman

by on Feb.16, 2011, under Television

After all the rumors and suggestions as to who would make a great Wonder Woman, David E. Kelley and NBC have made their choice – Adrianne Palicki (Friday Night Lights). Reportedly she is the only one that actually tested for the role.

From the random bits of useless knowledge department: Palicki played the part of Judy Robinson in the Fox/WB Lost In Space remake that starred Jayne Brooke and Brad Johnson but didn’t get past the pilot stage. This version had two sons and one daughter (no Penny but a David), and no Dr. Smith either, and if I remember the Robinsons were passengers on a larger ship that gets attacked and they separate from the mothership to escape. The ship’s control props were recycled for use as the Battlestar Pegasus on Battlestar Galactica.

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Tahmoh Penikett joins Mortal Kombat

by on Feb.16, 2011, under Online Video

Battlestar Galactica and Dollhouse alum Tahmoh Penikett was announced today to be joining the cast of the online series Mortal Kombat, which we announced Monday. Reportedly he will take on the role of Kurtis Stryker, a NYC cop who uses his police equipment when he fights.

Update: I completely missed the fact that Ryan Robbins (Sanctuary) is also in the cast, reportedly as every gamer’s favorite Thunder god, Raiden…

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