The Hollywood Reporter reports on Warner Bros. Pictures snatching up another Wonder Woman script from two newcomers:
So why does the studio want another “Wonder Woman” script? Sources said the purchase is a pre-emptive measure aimed at taking the spec off the market to protect itself against the possibility that any similarities between the scripts could be fodder for future legal action. It is understood that the Jennison-Strickland script is set against the backdrop of World War II, while Whedon’s script is set in the present day.
Silver has no interest in making a period “Wonder Woman,” sources said. But as the spec script made the rounds, it landed at Silver Pictures, and executives there were impressed by Jennison and Strickland’s writing.