Both girls and boys need a female superhero to look up to: Gal Gadot
Actor Gal Gadot, who’s playing Wonder Woman in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, says it is important for girls and boys to see a strong female superhero.Updated: Mar 21, 2016 14:17 IST
Actor Gal Gadot, who’s playing Wonder Woman in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, says it is important for girls and boys to see a strong female superhero.
The 30-year-old Israeli actor, who will be seen as Wonder Woman in upcoming Batman v Superman, stressed on the importance of being a strong female example for all ages, reported People magazine.
“I am so happy to be the one who is going to tell the Wonder Woman story. It is such an important story to tell. It is so important for girls and boys to have a female, strong, super hero to look up to. The more the merrier and there is plenty of room for many more women to come and I am very happy to be a part of it,” Gadot said.
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The actor grew up in a small town and never imagined she would get the chance to portray such an empowering role.
“It’s a huge honour for me to be the one to get this amazing opportunity to tell such an important story. I feel very grateful. I never planned on being an actress or Wonder Woman but everything just happened and I am grateful and happy and in love with what I do. I am enjoying everything but it will take me sometime until I really understand what is going on.”
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First Published: Mar 21, 2016 14:17 IST