Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman (a.k.a. Diana Prince) in the upcoming untitled Superman/Batman movie, Warner Bros. announced on Wednesday.
Crowned Miss Israel in 2004, Gadot is best known as Gisele from the last three Fast & Furious movies.
Director Zack Snyder said this about Gadot 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.