Gal Gadot will play Wonder Woman in Batman vs. Superman (Man of Steel 2)
After all the hype and rumors, Warner Bros. has confirmed the latest role in the upcoming Man of Steel 2 sequel (currently called Batman vs. Superman by fans) and it is Gal Gadot. The film is being directed by
Zack Snyder an will once again star Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman.
Fans may know Gadot, the very popular Israeli-born actress, from her work in Fast and Furious 6. She is the latest cast member announced sine Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck were announced. “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,” said director Zack Snyder.
Gadot has been casted in the last three Fast & Furious movies, and was seen in the Tom Cruise-Cameron Diaz action movie Knight and Day with a small part. Other Wonder Woman contenders were Olga Kurylenko (Oblivion) and Elodie Yung (G.I. Joe: Retaliation).