Maggie Q

Maggie Q

Maggie Q is set to become the latest actress to play Wonder Woman after signing on for a new animated TV series.

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

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 onTV, while Lucy Lawless and Keri Russell are among the actresses who havegiven 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 TudykGreen Arrow.