Gal Gadot hints that she may reprise role as Wonder Woman

The Israeli star also slammed Hollywood for making it 'all about the men' in action films


Israeli actress Gal Gadot arrives to attend ELLE's 27th Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on October 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran / AFP) (Photo by MICHAEL TRAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Israeli Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot has hinted that she might not be done playing the iconic character on the big screen.

While making an appearance at a fan festival hosted by Netflix, the Israeli actress was asked if she would play Diana Prince again.

“Things are being worked behind the scenes and once the right moment arrives, you’ll know about it,” Gadot told ET in an interview.

Gal Gadot appeared in 2017 and 2020’s Wonder Woman films, but the sequel was reportedly scrapped by the then newly appointed DC bosses James Gunn and Peter Safran.

News of the cancellation came just after the star had tweeted: "A few years ago it was announced that I was going to play Wonder Woman. I've been so grateful for the opportunity to play such an incredible, iconic character, and more than anything I'm grateful for YOU. The fans. Can't wait to share her next chapter with you."

The star has been keen to be in a story made for a female lead for a long time. She slammed Hollywood for making it “all about the men” in action films and simply changing the actor to a woman instead of creating a female-led film from the start.

She told Total Film magazine: "I wanted to show a great story about a female character who is doing it in the action genre. Right? She is thriving.

"But at the same time, how many times have they just switched the gender? They take a story that is all about the men, and they just change it to a woman, and then go shoot it?

"To me, it was so important to make [my new film] a little bit different, because men and women are different. They're built differently, they operate differently."

The 38-year-old is set to star in an upcoming Netflix spy film called Heart of Stone, premiering August 11 on the streaming platform.

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