Gal Gadot will star in a solo Wonder Woman movie.
The 29-year-old actress – who takes on the comic book character in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – will appear in her own spin-off starring the superheroine, Warner Brothers has confirmed.
Also landing their own DC Comics solo projects are The Flash, who will be played by Ezra Miller and Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa, which are set to be released in 2019.
They will be followed by Shazam starring Dwayne Johnson in 2019 and will end with the release of a new Cyborg movie and a Green Lantern reboot in 2020.
First up on the list of DC comic spin-offs will be Suicide Squad – which is set to follow Batman v Superman – arriving in cinemas in 2017.
The studios have also confirmed that both Batman and Superman will be starring in their own solo flicks in the future.
Meanwhile, Gal recently entered into negotiations to star in Ben-Hur.
Gadot is said to be in early talks to take on the female lead in Paramount and MGM’s upcoming film adaptation of Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Gadot would play the part of Esther, a slave with whom Ben-Hur falls in love, if she was to sign up for the project.
American Hustle actor Jack Huston is starring as Ben-Hur, who is betrayed into slavery by his onetime friend Messala, played by Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Toby Kebbell.
Ben-Hur is forced to fight his way to freedom and vengeance, with Morgan Freeman set to play the man who trains him to become a winning chariot racer.
Timur Bekmambetov is to direct the film from a script by Keith Clarke and John Ridley.
Fast and Furious star Gadot is scheduled to begin filming Ben-Hur in Europe early next year for a February 2016 release date.
[Article from The Mirror]
Gal Gadot ( born 30 April 1985) is an Israeli actress and fashion model. She won the Miss Israel title in 2004 and went on to represent Israel at the 2004 Miss Universe beauty pageant. She is the leading fashion model for the clothing company Castro. Gadot is known for her role as Gisele Harabo in The Fast and the Furious film series. On December 4, 2013, Warner Bros. revealed that Gadot had won the role of Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice starring Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck
In 2008, Gadot starred in the Israeli drama Bubot. She appeared as Gisele Yashar in Fast & Furious, the fourth film in The Fast & the Furious franchise, having won the role over six other actresses. In 2010, she had a small role in the action-adventure Knight and Day. Earlier that year, she appeared in the film Date Night as Natanya, the girlfriend of Mark Wahlberg‘s character. 2011 brought her back to The Fast & the Furious franchise, reprising her role as Gisele in Fast Five. In 2013, Gadot played Gisele again in Fast & Furious 6, where her character is killed off. In December 2013, DC Entertainment announced that Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and is signed for future sequels which includes Justice League and a solo Wonder Woman film