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Gal Gadot's "Wonder Woman" Audition Story Is Wonderful

And so is she.

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Gal Gadot — aka THE WONDER WOMAN from the wildly successful Wonder Woman — was on Jimmy Fallon two weeks ago, where she discussed how she landed the role.

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She said she had gone through so many auditions and been so close each time, but ultimately got rejected.

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Gadot, who's from Israel, said she almost reached the point of giving up acting completely.

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But while she was in LA, Gadot got a call for a "secret audition."

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This meant she would be reading lines, not knowing which character she was playing.

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The secret audition went well, but she still wasn't sure if she should stick with acting.

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Then she got a call from her agent, who wanted to do a camera test, which Gal thought would eventually just lead to another rejection.

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But her agent said, "No, didn't anyone tell you? Oh, OK. Have you ever heard of Wonder Woman?" He told Gal she had just officially auditioned — and was in the running — to be THE Wonder Woman. This was Gal's reaction:

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Six weeks later, after she had landed from her 15-hour flight — where she was casually doing quantum physics with a professor she just met — she got confirmation.

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At first, she was like WHAT.

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Then OMG:

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Then finally, she was just let out a big AHHHHHHHHHHHHH.

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That's probably how Wonder Woman would've reacted too.

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Thanks for killing it, Gal. 👏

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