Wonder Woman Movie Trailer | Gal Gadot As Wonder Woman

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Gal Gadot – Mini Biography

Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress and fashion model. Gal Gadot was born in Rosh Ha’Ayin, Israel, to a Jewish family (from Poland, Austria, Germany, and Czechoslovakia). Gal Gadot served in the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) for two years, and won the Miss Israel title in 2004.

Gal Gadot began modeling in the late 2000’s, and made her movie debut in the fourth film of the Fast and Furious franchise, Fast & Furious (2009), as Gisele. Gal Gadot’s role was expanded in the sequels Fast Five (2011) and Fast & Furious 6 (2013), in which her character was romantically linked to Han Seoul-Oh (Sung Kang). In the films, Gal Gadot performed her own stunts. Gal Gadot also appeared in the 2010 films Date Night (2010) and Knight and Day (2010).

In early December 2013, Gal Gadot was cast as Wonder Woman in the superhero movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), and filming began in 2014 for a March 2016 release. The film is part of the DC Extended Universe, and Gal Gadot will play the role again in the solo film Wonder Woman (2017) and the superhero movie Justice League (2017). Gal Gadot received swordsmanship, Kung Fu, kickboxing, Capoeira, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training in preparation for her role as Wonder Woman. As a result, Gal Gadot’s performance as the superhero, which is the first time for the character in a movie, was hailed as one of the best parts of the otherwise poorly received Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice film.

About Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot (born on April 30, 1985) is an Israeli actress and model. As an actress, Gal Gadot is known for her role as Gisele Yashar in the “Fast and the Furious” movie series. In 2016, Gal Gadot began playing the role of Diana Prince (Wonder Woman) in the DC Extended Universe, starting with “Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice” and continuing as the lead in the new Wonder Woman movie (2017).

Gal Gadot has been ranked as the second highest earning model in Israel behind fashion model Bar Refaeli. Gal Gadot has also been the face of Gucci’s Bamboo perfume.

Gal Gadot was born and raised in Rosh HaAyin, Israel. In Hebrew, her first name means “wave” and her surname means “riverbanks”. Gal Gadot is the daughter of Irit (née Weiss), a teacher, and Michael Gadot, an engineer. Gal Gadot’s parents were both born in Israel, and they had Hebraized their surname from “Greenstein” to “Gadot”. Gal Gadot has described her family background as “1/4 Polish, 1/4 Austrian, 1/4 German, and 1/4 Czech”. Gal Gadot has stated that she was brought up in a “very Jewish, Israeli family environment”, and has a “strong sense of her Jewish and Israeli identity”. Gal Gadot has said that in high school she was successful playing basketball due to her height. As an adult, Gal Gadot started studying law twice at Reichman.

Gal Gadot: Military Service

When Gal Gadot was 20 years old she served for two years as an enlisted soldier in the Israel Defense Forces. There, Gal Gadot started excelling in a grueling three month boot camp that prepared her to serve as a combat trainer. Gal Gadot has said of her time in the army: “You give two or three years, and it’s not about you. You give your freedom away for a while. You learn discipline and respect. The things I’ve been through as a soldier prepared me to deal with career things as well”.

Gal Gadot: Acting And Modeling Career

Gal Gadot won the 2004 Miss Israel competition when she was 18 years old, and next competed in the 2004 Miss Universe pageant in Ecuador South America. Following her participation in the competitions, she joined the Israeli Army where, as a citizen of Israel, she completed her two years of mandatory military service.

After leaving the army, Gal Gadot studied law. It was when she had completed her first year of school that a casting director called her to audition for the part of Bond girl Camille Montes in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace. Although Gal Gadot lost the part to actress Olga Kurylenko, the same casting director hired Gal Gadot for the role of Gisele in the Fast & Furious movies. Gal Gadot said, “I think the main reason was that [the director] Justin Lin really liked that I was in the military, and he wanted to use my knowledge of weapons.” Gal Gadot performed her own stunts in the Fast & Furious films.

In 2007, the 21 year old Gal Gadot took a part in the Maxim photo shoot “Women of the Israeli Army”, and as such she was featured on the cover of the New York Post. Gal Gadot has led international campaigns for Captain Morgan rum, Gucci fragrances, and Vine Vera skincare ranges, and has also advertised Jaguar Cars. In 2008, Gal Gadot starred in the Israeli drama “Bubot”. Gal Gadot also appeared as Gisele in the fourth film in the Fast & the Furious movie franchise, having won the role over six other actresses. In 2010, Gal Gadot had a small role in the action adventure “Knight and Day”. Earlier that year, Gal Gadot appeared in the film “Date Night” as Natanya, the girlfriend of Mark Wahlberg’s character. 2011 brought her back to the Fast & the Furious movie franchise, reprising her role as Gisele in “Fast Five”. In 2013, Gal Gadot played Gisele again in “Fast & Furious 6”. In 2016 Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman in the movie “Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice”, and she is signed for two future sequels which include the “Justice League” and a solo “Wonder Woman” film.

It is interesting to note that Gal Gadot received swordsmanship, Kung Fu, kickboxing, Capoeira, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training in preparation for her role as Wonder Woman. Gal Gadot’s performance as the superhero, which is the first time for the character on film, was hailed as one of the best parts of the film by many movie critics. Also in 2016, Gal Gadot had a small role in John Hillcoat’s crime-thriller “Triple 9”, where she starred along with Kate Winslet and Aaron Paul, and also co-starred in the film “Criminal”, as the wife of Ryan Reynolds’ character. Gal Gadot was also signed on a main role in the comedy film “Keeping Up with the Joneses” along with Isla Fisher and Jon Hamm.

Gal Gadot: Personal Public Life

Gal Gadot married Israeli real estate developer Yaron Varsano on September 28, 2008. The couple owned a luxury hotel in the Neve Tzedek district of Tel Aviv, which it is believed that they sold to Roman Abramovich in 2015 for $26 million. The couple has a daughter who was born in 2011.

About Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character is a founding member of the Justice League, demigoddess, and warrior princess of the Amazons, which are based on the Amazons of Greek mythology. In her homeland, she is Princess Diana of Themyscira, and outside of her homeland, she is known by her secret identity Diana Prince.

Wonder Woman was created by the American psychologist and writer William Moulton Marston with his wife and co-creator Elizabeth Holloway Marston, and first drawn by H. G. Peter. Wonder Woman first appeared in All Star Comics #8 in December 1941 and first appeared on a comic book cover on Sensation Comics #1 in January 1942.

About The 2017 Superhero Movie Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman (2017) features movie actresses and actors Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielson, Robin Wright, and David Thewlis. Wonder Woman (2017) is directed by Patty Jenkins. In Wonder Woman (2017), Gal Gadot returns as the Amazon warrior princess known outside Paradise Island as Wonder Woman in this epic action adventure film from movie director Patty Jenkins.

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot named Steve Trevor crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers, and most importantly her true destiny.

Jenkins’ movie opens as World War I pilot Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) and his plane crash on Themyscira, the island of the Amazons, where the Princess Diana (Gadot) has been trained by her aunt, the great warrior Antiope (Robin Wright). Soon, Diana leaves the island to try and stop the war, marking the beginning of her transformation into Wonder Woman.

What Superman III Was Supposed To Be & What Happened To Supergirl?

Above: What Superman III Was Supposed To Be & What Happened To Brainiac & Supergirl?

Superman III is a British-American 1983 superhero film directed by Richard Lester, based on the DC Comics character Superman. It is the third film in the Superman film series and the last Superman film to be produced by Alexander Salkind and Ilya Salkind. The film features a cast which includes Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Annette O’Toole, Annie Ross, Pamela Stephenson, Robert Vaughn, Marc McClure, and Gavan O’Herlihy. The film is followed by Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, released on July 24, 1987.

Although the film still managed to recoup its budget of $39 million, it was less successful than the first two Superman movies, both financially and critically. While harsh criticism focused on the film’s comedic and campy tone, as well as the casting and performance of Pryor, the special effects and Christopher Reeve’s performance as a temporarily corrupted Superman were praised.

Cobra Kai – The Karate Kid Saga Continues

Above: Cobra Kai Episode 1 – “Ace Degenerate” – The Karate Kid Saga Continues.

Thirty years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, Johnny Lawrence’s life has taken a rocky turn as he tries to forget a past that constantly haunts him. He seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo, but the LaRusso-Lawrence rivalry of the past is reignited when their lives become intertwined with the next generation of “karate kids.”

Above: Cobra Kai Episode 2 – “Strike First” – The Karate Kid Saga Continues.

Present day Daniel LaRusso lives a charmed life. That is, until he sees that the Cobra Kai dojo, the source of his teenage angst and rivalry, has been reestablished by Johnny Lawrence. Struggling to launch the business, Johnny starts teaching karate to his teenage neighbor Miguel. Daniel LaRusso then faces his former opponent Johnny Lawrence and old rivalries are quickly reignited.

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Above: Host Gal Gadot addresses viewers watching Saturday Night Live in Israel and talks playing Wonder Woman with Leslie Jones.

Above: When Conan shows up at your door in Israel (featuring Wonder Woman actress and model Gal Gadot).

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Sansa Stark | Lady of Winterfell & Queen of the North

Above: Sansa Stark Lady of Winterfell & Queen of the North.

Sansa Stark is a fictional character created by American author George R. R. Martin. She is a prominent character in Martin’s award winning A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Introduced in 1996’s A Game of Thrones, Sansa Stark is the eldest daughter and second child of Lord Eddard Stark and his wife Lady Catelyn Stark. She subsequently appeared in the following three novels, A Clash of Kings (1998), A Storm of Swords (2000), and A Feast for Crows (2005). While absent from the fifth novel A Dance with Dragons as the books are separated geographically, Sansa Stark was confirmed to return in the forthcoming next book in the series, The Winds of Winter. Continue reading “Sansa Stark | Lady of Winterfell & Queen of the North”

Aquaman (Jason Momoa) Ticket Sales Pass $1 Billion Dollars Worldwide – #2 DC Movie Ever

Warner Bros/DC’s Aquaman joined the billion-dollar club worldwide this session, now counting $732.4M at the international box office and $1.02B global. The milestone makes the James Wan-directed origins story the 5th movie released in 2018 to get across $1B, behind Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Incredibles 2. It is also WB’s 2nd highest-grossing movie ever overseas and the 5th title in WB history to reach $1B.

The Jason Momoa-starrer has been riding a huge wave offshore since it first traveled to China in early December and now joins The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises as the only DC pics to the billion-dollar threshold. This weekend it passed The Dark Knight globally; TDKR made $1.08B during its run. Japan, although it is not a huge DC hub, is still to release on February 8.

Wan is now breathing some rarefied air, having two movies gross over a billion. The other is Universal’s Furious 7 from 2015.

He said today, “Firstly, Massive love and thank you to the fans and audiences around the world. Humbled by the way you’ve embraced Aquaman and how it has resonated on a global scale. I’ll forever be indebted to Jason for turning Aquaman into one of the coolest, cinematic superheroes ever, and becoming the gold standard for this character for generations to come. Huge thank you to the amazing cast — Amber, Patrick, Nicole, Yahya, Willem, Temuera, Dolph, Ludi — for breathing life into our beloved characters. And, of course, this movie wouldn’t be what it is without the incredible achievement of everyone involved, from the heads of department to every single crew member, who demanded utmost excellence in helping design and create this cinematic experience.”

WB’s Worldwide Distribution President, Ron Sanders, added, “We’re thrilled audiences around the world have embraced Aquaman in such a big, big way. Jason, the filmmakers and the team at DC have delivered a film that people love, and we are so appreciative of their support.” The film helped WB hit double milestones in 2018, scoring a studio record $5.57B worldwide and $3.62B international. Even rivals have marveled at the success of the underwater adventure which has breathed new life into the DC brand. While it got knocked out of the No. 1 position last weekend (its 5th in overseas release), Aquaman previously held the title for four in a row.

The studio movie that’s coming in again above Aqua is Paramount’s Bumblebee which tuned up another $35.6M in 64 markets to cume $256.3M internationally. Still buzzing along nicely in China, the Transformers spinoff crossed $100M there during the frame and now counts $10M from IMAX in just that market.

IMAX also set a new milestone with Fox’s Bohemian Rhapsody. In Japan, it has become the format’s biggest grosser ever there, topping Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with $8.5M. The full Japanese gross is $81.5M.

Elsewhere, Sony’s Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse has crossed $300M global while Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns is nearing the the three-century mark. WB’s A Star Is Born also hit a new high with $200M internationally and $403.5M worldwide.

Next weekend, Disney rolls out M Night Shyamalan’s Glass internationally. Universal has domestic in what is a wide day-and-date release.

Breakdowns on the films above and more have been updated below. (International Box Office is slightly abridged today.)

Paramount’s Transformers reboot was tops again this weekend, fueled by a strong performance in China where it has now grossed $105.7M and was the lead movie in that market — down just 58% — despite some new local entries. With $35.6M in 64 markets this weekend, the offshore cume is now $256.3M.

Major market totals elsewhere now include the UK ($13.5M), Mexico ($11M), France ($8.5M) and Germany ($7.3M). Japan releases on March 22.

Sailing past the $1B mark worldwide, WB/DC’s Aquaman took in $27.9M this weekend on 13,154 screens in 79 overseas markets. The running offshore cume is now $732.4M, which makes the Jason Momoa-starrer now the 2nd biggest WB film ever abroad. At $1.02B global, it is James Wan’s 2nd directorial effort to join the club (after Universal’s Furious 7) and is the 2nd biggest DC movie, currently behind The Dark Knight Rises. Warner now counts five films in its history that have topped $1B: Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2, TDKR, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Aquaman and The Dark Knight.

The lead market is of course China where the film is still enjoying its extended run and has grossed $287.3M to date. The top market this weekend was Australia where Aqua jumped back up to No. 1 in a holiday corridor with a $23.5M cume. Italy also held well in its sophomore session, cuming $10.2M after two weekends.

The Top 10 hubs, and with Japan still to come on February 8, are China ($287.3M), Korea ($38.2M), Brazil ($32M), Mexico ($28.6M), the UK ($25.8M), France ($24.1M), Australia ($23.5M), Germany ($20.4M), Russia ($18.9M), Indonesia ($17.5M).

Fox International’s Dragon Ball Super: Broly got an expanded release this weekend, heading outside of Japan to 17 more markets for a terrific $20.3M. That takes the international cume to $54.3M. The 20th movie in the Dragon Ball series, it focuses on Goku and Vegeta as they encounter Broly, a Saiyan warrior unlike any fighter they’ve faced before.

There were No. 1s in 12 markets with Mexico leading at $6.5M to come in 41% ahead of Ralph Breaks The Internet. Peru ($2.4M) and Argentina ($1.56M) gave Fox its biggest opening weekend ever, followed by Chile ($1.7M) with the industry’s 3rd biggest animation opening of all time. In Colombia it’s Fox’s 4th biggest opening weekend ever at $1.5M and in Ecuador, the Toei anime fantasy is Fox’s top launch ever, and the 3rd best superhero bow, behind Avengers: Infinity War and Thor: Ragnarok.

The film opens in in Australia, Holland, and New Zealand on Jan 24.