Gal Gadot Cast as Wonder Woman in Batman vs. Superman

News Den Of Geek 12/4/2013 at 12:54PM

The Man Of Steel sequel has found its Wonder Woman in Fast & The Furious star Gal Gadot.

All that buzz about Wonder Woman showing up in Batman vs. Superman? Well, here we are! Gal Gadot, most recently seen in Fast & Furious 6, will take on the role of Diana Prince in the rapidly expanding Man of Steel sequel, which will not only bring Batman and Superman together for the first time on the big screen, but mark the first cinematic interpretation of Wonder Woman...ever! From Batman vs. Superman director, Zack Snyder:

“Wonder Woman is arguably one of the most powerful female characters of all time and a fan favorite in the DC Universe. 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.”

  

Ms. Gadot will join Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman, bringing together DC Comics' "Trinity" of high-profile characters on the big screen for the first time in history. While they aren't calling this a Justice League movie, and it's unclear just how large Wonder Woman's role will be in the film, it's pretty clear that Batman vs. Superman (which is still searching for an official title) will take on more of the DC Universe and be larger in scope than the initial Dark Knight Returns themed announcement indicated.

[related article: Batman vs. Superman - Everything We Know]

Given the staggering success of this past weekend’s back-to-back box office overperformers with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Frozen—both of which sailed by previous holiday weekend record holder Harry Potter—it seems evident that audiences are ready to see more female centric blockbusters with heroines who can more than keep up with the boys. And given Gal Gadot’s penchant for already doing so alongside Vin Diesel and the Rock in the Fast and Furious movies, as well as small roles in projects like Knight and Day, it would seem that she is ready made to do so as well.  

Source: Deadline   

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So... was every picture of Gal Gadot copyrighted or something?
I mean, this is the article that tells us which actress was cast as Wonder Woman - it's only normal for us to see her picture in this article.

I hope they plan on bulking her up a bit, right now she is as thin as a toothpick.

Y'all are on too if things today, but add a picture plz cuz I don't know who that is

As has been said, she needs to bulk up a bit. But that can be done in training.
I like the fact that he cast an Israeli because Wonder Woman's foreignness, related to the Greek Gods, in her look has not really been looked into

Oh ok, nope, don't remember her. I take it she's not Chris Hemsworth's wife since she has a different name, but that's the only non-jordana Brewster, non-Michelle Rodriguez girl I remember. Still haven't watched F&F 6.

Well she's certainly a fresh faced actress and she's certainly gorgeous. Looking forward to seeing her hopefully bring justice to the character

I'm guessing that they'll put her on the same regime that they put Cavill & Faora on (forgot the actress' name) She doesnt have to be BIG--just toned & muscular, since she is a Goddess & super strength comes as part of the package. Thats IF she actually appears as WW--i have read SOME articles suggesting that she would cameo as Diana, in order to establish her presence in this DC Universe, but NOT appear as WW--which would be a bit of a waste, IMO. Maybe she'll show up in the finale fight with whomever is the Big Bad & save both Bats & Supes butts--that could be a fun way to intro WW

WW definitely needs a Mediterranean look, and to bulk up a bit. But not you know, dykeish - apologize for that, but mean it. However, can she act? I don't really think so.

Superman + Batman + Wonder Woman. Folks, this is the JLA movie at last.