Joss Whedon backs out of ''Wonder Woman''
The ''Buffy'' creator has withdrawn from the superhero flick due to creative differences
Will the invisible jet ever take flight? The club of directors who’ve loved and left Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman project — Ivan Reitman, George Miller — just gained a new member in Joss Whedon. The Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator, attached as a writer-director since March 2005, announced Feb. 2 that he was withdrawing from the film due to creative differences. As he explained on whedonesque.com, ”I had a take on the film that, well, nobody liked.” This came a day after a report that the studio and producer Joel Silver were purchasing a rival Wonder script by rookie writers Matthew Jennison and Brent Strickland. While Whedon turns his attention to polishing the supernatural pic Goners for Universal, Warner Bros. and Silver remain tight-lipped about the plans for their Woman. Where’s that lasso of truth when you need it?