Game of Thrones helmer Michelle MacLaren has been confirmed as the director of Wonder Woman.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, MacLaren has signed on to develop and direct the upcoming DC Comics adaptation which will feature Gal Gadot as the titular character.

She will work alongside producers Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder to bring the superhero film to the big screen.

MacLaren is renowned for her high-profile TV work, which includes Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad.

Wonder Woman is scheduled to hit cinemas on June 23, 2017.