‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Signs Three-Picture Deal with Warner Bros.

Gal Gadot Wonder Woman
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Gal Gadot, the Israeli actress who was recently cast as Wonder Woman, has signed a three-picture deal with Warner Bros., Variety has confirmed.

We’re told Gadot will play the role in not only the upcoming Batman-Superman pic, but in a Justice League movie and a Wonder Woman standalone film.

The Israeli entertainment show “Good Evening with Gai Pines” reported that Gadot will earn $300,000 per film.

Limiting the deal to three pictures makes sense for Warners, since the studio still doesn’t know how auds will react to Wonder Woman in the untitled Batman-Superman movie. Since its taken so long to find the right parts to make a Wonder Woman movie work, WB and DC don’t want to rush into a large commitment if fans are still not drawn to a standalone movie featuring the character.

The untitled Batman-Superman film was originally scheduled to open next year, but has been pushed back to May 6, 2016.

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  1. Eddie says:

    $300,000 compared to Superman earning $14 million in the movie “Man of Steel”, seems like Warner Bros. really took advantage of the situation. I hope this actress earns much more for the next 2 Wonder Women movies.

  2. dmurv says:

    sorry I think gina corano she has a rocking mma body

  3. anthony reese says:

    jessica biel is the best actress for the job……she is fit and well built for the wonder women role

  4. Laquita collins says:

    Gina Carano would be a way better Wonder Woman then who they have pick. Gina Carano play in fast and furious also with that actress but Gina Carano was in Haywire and In the Blood where she play a strong woman. And that what Wonder Woman was. The actress they had chosen looks too pretty to play wonder woman.

  5. Q T Hush says:

    Definitely, the best Wonder Woman would be Kim Kardashian! I mean, just think about it!

  6. jesus says:

    I think she might be good but want about katy perry i mean think about it

  7. what is wrong with u people SHE is no Wonder Woman. She is not even pretty. NADIA BIJORLIN SHOULD HAVE BEEN WONDER WOMAN. she favors Lynda Carter. U directors will just settle for anyone wont u?

    • Anthony Carlos says:


    • weeeee says:

      If most of you don’t want the casting of wonder woman here what i advise you to do..
      CAST YOUR OWN ACTORS AND PLAY THE MOVIE IN YOUR HEADS.. or go to hollywood and overtake the casting or directors job.. if you cant then just wait..

  8. weeee says:

    If most of you don’t want the casting of wonder woman here what i advise you to do..
    CAST YOUR OWN ACTORS AND PLAY THE MOVIE IN YOUR HEADS.. you say you waited years for a live action movie and yet you BASH BASH BASH BASH BASH BASH BASH and BASH.. wait for the movie first then give your bashing after.. if this fails wait 5-10 years surely it will be rebooted again.. if it still fails atleast we have 2-3 animated movies each year of justice league and the comics if the movies sucked.. just be glad they are putting our beloved characters on screen.. makes me wonder decade ago lots of FANS wants a justice league movie now that we are getting one all you do is whine.. just be glad they are coming to the big screen!!!

  9. Adrian says:

    You all are overlooking one more thing. She has a noticeble accent. Now unless they are going to say that that’s a Themiskyra accent every line she has is gonna be excruciating. This is exactly the dilemma you encounter when dealing with a incredibly sub-par actress. When they cast a good actress/actor even if she has a heavy accent, they adapt it to fit the character (i.e Andrew Garfield, Emma Watson, Hugh Jackman etc.). Looking at the fact that Affleck will probably never be accepted as Batman no matter what he does, makes this choice all the more of a slap to the forhead and pretty much dooms the entire DC universe movies for the next 10 years. What’s next Justin Bieber as Robin?! This totally sucks!!!!

  10. Nu52Sux says:

    I can live with the actress chosen as long as she maintains the look and feel of Wonder Woman. If she isn’t in the pre Nu52 costume I will not be wasting $10.00 to go see it. Hate the new look in the comics. And really REALLY hate the pants. Bring back the red, white, and blue!

  11. mick says:

    What do you people know of casting? I’ll take the professionals over all of your ideas for casting. Daddario? puh-lease she looks 15. Mary Elizabeth Winstead? Same, they look fit for a teen romcom and that’s it.

    Kate DiCaprio physically perfect? What? Last I checked Wonder Woman was female. Kate looks like a transexual.

    Now Palicki I could just see in the role, she’s tall and endowed and her face nails it :)

    They could have done a LOT worse than Gal, with some training regime I am confident she’ll do fine.

  12. Jede says:

    Towards Variety: Has Variety reported things as true that was later debunked?

  13. nalleli says:

    This is bull!!! You wait years and then they put this stick as wonder woman. what the hell? i want to see an Amazon damn it!! I hate you Hollywood!!

    • pil says:

      An amazon is a female warrior. And that’s exactly what you will get and personally I like that she won’t be “perfect” instead of putting other women to shame she will provide empowerment in every woman. And people like you also thought Anne Hathaway couldn’t pull off Catwoman, but she pulled it off better than anyone can imagine that I’d the power of an actor.

  14. Julio says:

    She know Linda carter plus she ugly.

  15. Glenn says:

    The comments here are almost exactly what I was thinking about gol. she’s a super model, not an amazon. Wonder woman is capable of standing shoulder to shoulder with captain America. 6′ of Amazon awesomeness. This strikes me as an ‘image’ choice, not a character match choice. I don’t see this ending well.

  16. dudamiami says:

    She is not a good choice for the role and I hope they change WW outfit it doesn’t work for the big screen, the new outfit in the comic books now is a much better choice

  17. BummedWWGal says:

    We wait years for a Wonder Woman and then they go out and fetch Lassie to play the part. I guess you can kick this deal to the wolves. They could have at least found a natural to play the part like Lynda Carter. Workout or not, this woman is NO Wonder Woman. And if they don’t dress her in the iconic costume then why even call this dud Wonder Woman? They give it AND take it away all in the same breath. ROTT Warner Bros. !!! This will suck like all the other DC Comics based movies excluding Dark Knight. And a tip, Wonder Woman has had blue frick’n eyes for over 70 years.

  18. Dick Grayson says:

    The thing that bothers me the most is that she has brown eyes. Wonder Woman has blue eyes! Please make hear wear contacts!!

  19. r.b.r. says:

    I saw percy Jackson lightning thief movie and the first thing I thought with a bang was wonder woman as soon as I saw Alexandra daddarrio. her character as the daughter of Athena was acyually strikingly just like wonder woman in many respects! in the sequel however they made her blonde and damsel in distress like and totallyirrelevant to the film, so ill stick with her as the first one! lol

  20. Producer X says:

    Once again, casting overlooks incredible talent far better suited for the role. Nothing against Gal, but F&F 6, what else ? Meh. She’s just not physically right for the role.

    Have a look at Katie Caprio of DeVanity.com. Crazy-good intensity and physically PERfect Wonder Woman.

    • Greenie says:

      No, Katie looks like a man, she is actually worse than Gal, who at least is pretty. Brandon Routh wore blue contacts in Superman and he looked great! Let’s hope Gal does the same thing and gains some muscle mass. We have to think positive, we are stuck with this choice. :(

  21. Miles Dorfman says:

    With actress who have way more experience Olivia Wilde, Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Adrianne Palicki. Even though her pilot TV movie was bad. She is a way better choice. Nadia Bjorlin a another name. I’m sure that there are many more. Evangeline Lilly. Warner’s messed this up. Killing another franshize .

    • moakleyman says:

      Gadot is gorgeous, but, she is Really, um… Not Wonder Woman.
      Wonder Woman is an Amazon. A BIG GIRL! The Only person in the “Mythical” DC Universe that can beat her strength is “Superman.” How can a “COAT-RACK” {No Offense.} be, “Almost” as strong as Superman????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
      Wonder Woman, is large and in charge, she is Tall (over 6′) and she has CurVes that match her greatness!
      Stop with crap right now.

  22. Nanonimbus says:

    Gadot could be great, given a chance. She looks like some of the John Byrne artwork. Besides, if fans support the films, and they do well, then there will prob be a new Wonder Woman cast in 5 years. Just like Batman. Gadot prob won’t be doing Wonder Woman past 35. If the movies tank, guess how long we’ll have to wait for another Wonder Woman.

  23. Chris says:

    This whole thing is going to be an epic fail!

  24. Miles Dorfman says:

    Let’s be real for a second. Gadot was cast because she comes cheap. She is under contract with Warner. After all the years since Lynda Carter played WW, you would have hoped that a better known actress would have been cast. Wonder Woman deserved better. The fans deserve better. For all of you who are with the I will give her a break. Or we have to see what she brings. Is rediculous. They screwed this up. They had to get people pumped for Wonder Woman on the big screen. And all they gave you was Who? What the f—k this really sucks big time.

  25. Jennifer says:

    She’s not even pretty, without any attractive and bad actress.
    Never starred in a movie, Epic fail coming.
    Triple Epic Fail coming.

  26. The Sarah says:

    don’t get too excited… they once hired Joss Whedon to write a Wonder Woman script… then that never happened.

  27. AHHHH! This is so exciting! Finally, a Wonder Woman movie. I think Gal is going to be marvelous. I can’t wait to see her take on the character. :)

  28. John G says:

    Katy Perry can do a better job.

  29. tony says:

    Auds = sexual word not sure why it’s here.

    Its taken = should be it’s taken.

    This site keeps appearing in the imdb app with all this badly written content. What gives? Is it translated?

  30. thomas burke says:

    give her a chance

  31. Braging Billy says:

    No way will teenage boys want to see a standalone Wonder Woman film. Girls aren’t cool.

    • Namonimbus says:

      AS I remember being a teen age boy – who wanted to see anything else?

    • Trisana says:

      Did you see the stats on who went to see Thor? Superhero movies aren’t just for teenage boys. Girls are reading comics, and will go to see a heroine with her own movie. Also, think about WW’s costume. You really telling me that teenage boys won’t go for that? Assuming DC sticks with WW tradition (and doesn’t do the bit they did for a while before the New 52 reboot), WW is dressed to be attractive (annoyingly).

      Also, a lot of people have been talking about the potential for Marvel to do a Captain Marvel movie – it’s possible that WB is trying to have something to compete with that.

      Also, is it that “girls aren’t cool” or “girls treated as objects in films in which they are supposed to be action heroes aren’t cool”?

    • Are you being facetious?

  32. Larry says:

    You’re a day late with this. And it was obvious a three film deal would include Justice League and a solo film.

  33. Geo says:

    Old news.

  34. KP says:

    I’d gladly take a WW film, but I’ll believe it when it happens.

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