Gal Gadot Set To Play Wonder Woman In “Batman VS Superman”

Gal Gadot Set To Play Wonder Woman In "Batman v.s. Superman"

It was announced today that Fast and Furious actress Gal Gadot will take on the role of famous heroine Wonder Woman for the upcoming Batman VS Superman film, directed by Zack Snyder and written by David S. Goyer. Gal will star alongside Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill, who will be reprising his role as Superman from 2013’s Man of Steel.

In a statement, director Zack Snyder said this:

“Wonder Woman is arguably one of the most powerful female characters of all time and a fan favorite. Not only is Gal an amazing actress, but she also has that magical quality that makes her perfect for the role.”

Here are 5 things you may not have known about the actress:

1) Born and raised in Rosh HaAyin, Israel, and joined the Israeli Army at the age of 20.

Gal Gadot Wonder Woman

2) Was Miss Israel 2004.

Gal Gadot Wonder Woman

3) Has a daughter named Alma, a name many believe to be derived from the Latin word almus, meaning “kind” or “nourishing”.

Gal Gadot Wonder Woman

4) She has been a model for Castro since 2008. Castro is one of the largest Israeli clothing brands in the world and valued at over $100 million US dollars.

Gal Gadot Wonder Woman

5) She was on the cover of the New York Post in 2007 after taking part in a Maxim photo shoot that focused on Israeli models serving in the Israel Defense Forces.

Gal Gadot Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot Wonder Woman
via DC Comics

What do you think of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman?

Share:

(1284 Posts)

Jordan is the founder of RecentlyHeard.com. He is also a writer, graphic designer, and pop culture freak of nature. When he's not tweeting about chocolate, he can be found working in public relations and social media. He lives in Toronto, Canada.