Meet The New Wonder Woman
Isreali-born actress Gal Gadot will take on the role of superhero Wonder Woman in the DC Comics follow-up to Man of Steel, currently titled Batman vs. Superman.
Gadot has seen screen-time in the Fast and the Furious franchise. Her credits include Date Night, and Knight and Day.
Batman vs. Superman director Zack Snyder says in a statement, “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.”
Henry Cavill will reprise his role of Superman in Man of Steel. Ben Affleck is cast Batman.
The project is scheduled for release July of 2015.