Gal Gadot, a stunning Israeli actress, has been cast as Wonder Woman in “Batman vs. Superman,” the sequel to 2013’s “Man of Steel.” This will be Wonder Woman’s first major big screen appearance.
Director Zack Snyder released the following statement about both Gadot and Wonder Woman:
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.”
The film is slated to hit theaters in 2015.