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Chris Pine Up For Steve Trevor In Wonder Woman Movie

Matt McGloin
Posted: 05/27/2015 - 17:50


It's reported Star Trek actor Chris Pine is in talks to play Steve Trevor for the Gal Gadot Wonder Woman movie.

Variety reports the news with mention Pine would play the love interest to Gadot's Wonder Woman in an origin story.

According to the report, WB tested other actors but later decided to look at more high-profile names and go with a straight offer. It's said Chris Pine won over production executives as well as Gal Gadot at his meeting, leading the studio to pursue him for the role. 

Regarding the thought that Scott Eastwood was playing Steve Trevor, the report mentions Eastwood was given a choice to test for the Steve Trevor role or sign on for a supporting part in David Ayer's Suicide Squad movie, which he decided to take.

Wonder Woman has a 2017 release, with Gal Gadot first set to appear in Batman Vs. Superman in 2016.

Chris Pine was also said to be up for the role of the new Green Lantern at one time.