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Michelle MacLaren to direct 'Wonder Woman': How significant is it?
Michelle MacLaren to direct 'Wonder Woman': How significant is it?

Word that Warner Bros. has lassoed Michelle MacLaren to develop and direct its upcoming "Wonder Woman" movie no doubt came as welcome news to fans of her work on such TV series as "Breaking Bad" and "Game of Thrones" and to the many moviegoers who wish to see more women behind the camera. It's refreshing to see a woman filmmaker take on such a high-profile project, given the dearth of women in key movie positions in Hollywood. After all, it took 10 movies in the Marvel cinematic universe even to see a woman screenwriter. But while there's plenty to be hopeful for about "Wonder Woman," there's also reason to keep a grain of salt handy....

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