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Director Michelle MacLaren exits 'Wonder Woman' movie

  • FILE - This Sept. 22, 2013 file photo shows, from left, Executive Producer Michelle MacLaren and Producer/ Creator Vince Gilligan of "Breaking Bad" at the Governors Ball at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. MacLaren, a prolific television director known for her work on Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones, has departed the comic book film, Wonder Woman and its development, due to creative differences, Warner Bros. announced Monday, April 13, 2015. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    FILE - This Sept. 22, 2013 file photo shows, from left, Executive Producer Michelle MacLaren and Producer/ Creator Vince Gilligan of "Breaking Bad" at the Governors Ball at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. MacLaren, a prolific television director known for her work on Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones, has departed the comic book film, Wonder Woman and its development, due to creative differences, Warner Bros. announced Monday, April 13, 2015. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

  • Actress Gal Gadot poses at the world premiere of "Fast Five" at the Cinepolis Lagoon theatre in Rio de Janeiro April 15, 2011.

    Actress Gal Gadot poses at the world premiere of "Fast Five" at the Cinepolis Lagoon theatre in Rio de Janeiro April 15, 2011.  (Reuters)

"Wonder Woman" is down a director.

Michelle MacLaren, a prolific television director known for her work on "Breaking Bad," ''The Walking Dead," and "Game of Thrones," has departed the comic book film and its development due to creative differences, Warner Bros. announced Monday.

MacLaren would have been the first woman to direct a major comic book adaptation in recent years. Patty Jenkins was originally scheduled to direct "Thor: The Dark World," but also departed for creative differences.

Gal Gadot is set to star in the film as the titular character, who will be introduced to audiences first in director Zack Snyder's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," which bows on March 25, 2015.

No details were given on whether or not MacLaren's exit will impact the 2017 release.

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