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Maggie Q lands dream role as Wonder Woman

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Mar 14, 2012 | 5:00am EDT

The actress will make her debut as the superheroine in Cartoon Network series Young Justice on 24 March (12), according to TVGuide.com.

Maggie Q insists she was born to play Wonder Woman: "In my head I am her. No stretch there. When I was a kid, I used to dress up as her. I couldn't afford a costume, so I would make her headband, wristbands and the lasso out of paper and tape it to myself, and run around, climb up roofs and try to jump off them."

Wonder Woman has been portrayed by Lynda Carter and Adrianne Palicki on TV, while Lucy Lawless and Keri Russell are among the actresses who have given the superheroine a voice in animated films.

Young Justice brings together a host of stars - Hilary Swank's ex-husband Chad Lowe voices Captain Marvel; George Eads The Flash, and Alan Tudyk Green Arrow.

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