Breaking news out of H’wood today – Warner Bros. has hired Gal Gadot to play Wonder Woman in Batman vs. Superman.
“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,” Director Zach Snyder said. – via Variety
One of the things that is still unclear is whether Gal Gadot will appear as Wonder Woman or as Diana Prince as mentioned a month or so ago. Word floating around has Wonder Woman, the Flash, and possibly another Justice League member or two appearing in the film.
Batman vs. Superman is scheduled to arrive in theaters on July 17, 2015.