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,Â 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 forÂ the role.Â
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 SquadÂ 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.