The new body-hugging costume is somewhat of a departure from the traditional outfit worn by Wonder Woman both through most of her history in the comics and by Lynda Carter in the original television series. Notably, instead of the star-spangled briefs we have full leggings, with stars down the side and blue boots instead of red; the bracelets are larger and silver instead of gold; and the red star, present before on Carter's tiara and bracelets, is a little more prominent, while the boots and bracelets feature a WW motif.
It's funny how you don't realize how iconic superhero costumes are until they're tampered with. And the traditional Wonder Woman costume is very iconic. It's true that sometimes costume revisions work in the comics themselves, as a variation—the multiple versions of the Spider-Man costume, for example, or the all-black Superman tights (realized in the flesh by Dean Cain). But I think they work primarily because they're dramatic variations that are intended to live alongside and complement, rather than contort, the bedrock, foundation look. (The earlier Wonder Woman series itself played with this, providing Carter with a full-body, solid-color aquatic variation alongside her regular look.)
Perhaps we'll have to see it in action to judge properly, but like Brandon Routh's costume in Superman Returns this outfit seems distracting in the wrong ways. It's like the costume designers were told to change as much as they could without changing anything, so everything ends up being a slightly different shape and tinted just a shade darker—different for the sake of being different. Plus, and this may be only me, but it looks both uncomfortable and frankly kinda cheap, as if Wonder Woman had chosen to deck herself out in Contact Paper. (My first thought was that they'd photographed the action figure toy by mistake!)
In other Wonder Woman news, it was revealed that Cary Elwes has joined the project as plays the CEO of Diana's company, Themyscira Industries. Hurley's character runs a pharmaceutical company that is creating a drug that makes people stronger; she's been described as an evil villain. And yes, the company name does have significance in ancient Greek: Themis was the goddess of law and justice.
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