Zack Snyder Had to Fight With Patty Jenkins for This ‘Tough’ Actress to Star
Any superhero movie lives or dies with its lead star. If Henry Cavill hadn’t connected with fans, they wouldn’t still be waiting for Man of Steel 2. Likewise, Gal Gadot was essential in making Wonder Woman the hit it turned out to be.
Prior to her debut as the character, moviegoers only knew Gadot as Gisele from the Fast and Furious movies. She brought the character to life. But to bring up any hero takes a village. Or, rather, an island paradise inhabited by Amazon warriors.
Finding the right actress to lead them proved to be the real challenge. Thankfully, director Patty Jenkins had a hand in finding the right woman for the job. She just took a little convincing first.