Arise, Diana of Themyscira

Proof that Hollywood is nothing if not creative in it’s approach to casting – Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder’s Batman/Superman movie.

Gal Gadot as Giselle in "Furious 6"
Gal Gadot as Giselle in “Furious 6”

So, as the two-fisted, fearless daughter of an Amazon, we’ve got a charming Israelli actress who looks as though she’d have problems snapping a breadstick, let alone beating the bejesus out of bad guys.

I wait with baited breath to see how this character shakes out...
I wait with baited breath to see how this character shakes out…

I was hoping for Gemma Arterton, but let’s wait and see how Gal does in the role, shall we?  I mean, she can do tough fairly effectively, but I’m not sure that she’s got the presence that the character requires, have only seen her in a handful of roles.

Somebody has some serious training in her future…

 

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