We’ve got one gorgeous woman to fill Wonder Woman’s shoes! Even though Gal is taking on such a huge role, we think the former Miss Israel fits the bill perfectly. What else makes her qualified to play such a powerful part? Keep reading to find out all you need to know about Gal!
Gal Godot, 28, will play the iconic role of Wonder Woman in the upcoming sequel to 2013′s Man of Steel, Batman vs. Superman. Since the movie is set for release on July 17, 2015, we have a little time to brush up on our knowledge of Gal. Did you know that she has a daughter, HollywoodLifers?
Gal Gadot: 5 Things To Know About The Sexy New Wonder Woman
1. Gal is gorgeous and smart — and has a title to prove it! She was crowned Miss Israel in 2004 and represented Israel at the Miss Universe pageant in 2004.
2. Don’t mess with her! Gal is an enthusiastic motorcycle rider and has her own black 2006 Ducati Monster-S2R.
3. Sorry guys! Gal has been a married woman for five years. She wed her boyfriend, Yaron Versano, an Israeli businessman, on September 28, 2008. She also has a beautiful daughter named Alma, who is two-years-old.
4. Gal is no stranger to the big screen! She’s also appeared in Fast & Furious, Date Night and Knight and Day.
— Gal Gadot (@GalGadot) December 1, 2013
Gal Gadot Cast As Wonder Woman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’
HollywoodLife.com‘s sister site Deadline reported that the Israeli beauty has been tapped to play Princess Diana of Themyscira (aka Wonder Woman) in the upcoming sequel to 2013′s Man of Steel.Gal’s appearance in the Man of Steel sequel marks Wonder Woman’s first major appearance on the big screen.
Director Zack Snyder released the following statement about Gal and Wonder Woman’s entrances into the franchise:
Wonder Woman is arguably one of the most powerful female characters of all time and a fan favorite in the DC Universe,” Snyder said. Not only is Gal an amazing actress, but she also has that magical quality that makes her perfect for the role. We look forward to audiences discovering Gal in the first feature-film incarnation of this beloved character.
Are YOU excited that Gal is the new Wonder Woman, HollywoodLifers? Comment and let us know!
— Ivy Jacobson