Gal Gadot Explains The Big BTS Career Change She Had For Disney's Snow White Remake
2023/09/07

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Disney's live-action has marked an important change in Gal Gadot's career. The star was cast to play the Evil Queen in the upcoming Disney remake. While Gadot plays one of Disney's most iconic villains, and star Rachel Zegler plays Snow White. The film is directed by Marc Webb, who helmed and Sony's .

While replying to fans in a video, Gadot shared more insight into her role as the Evil Queen in the . She shared how her process for this movie differs from other projects throughout her career, both before and during filming. Read Gadot's comments below:

It was the first time I had to audition for a part in a while.

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They needed to make sure I could sing, because it was a musical. So, for a month, I was working on the song, and then I auditioned, and then we filmed the song, and I got the part. It was very exciting, and it was so much to shoot, because it was so different than anything I’ve ever done. It’s so delicious, delightful, and I could really go big and theatrical. I can’t wait for you to watch this movie.

Gadot first became famous for her role as Gisele Yashar in the franchise. She then became one of Hollywood's most high-profile stars when she was cast as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman in

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and in ensuing DC movies. was a groundbreaking success that put the spotlight on a female superhero, with Gadot's highly praised performance being at the center of its success. With Netflix films including , Gadot has continued to cement herself as one of Hollywood's biggest action stars.

Gadot's role as the Evil Queen can help prove that she is more than an action star. She first needed to prove in an audition that she was a good fit for the role and that she has the musical talent to pull it off. Seeing Gadot sing is an exciting prospect, as is the unique acting she will need to bring to the role.

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In addition to being an action star, Gadot usually plays a hero. gives her an opportunity to not just play a villain, but to bring one of Disney's most recognizable antagonists to life.

The best remakes are those that keep the essence of the original story alive while updating it with new and refreshing elements. Gadot has the chance to do this with the Evil Queen, maintaining her sinister persona while putting a new spin on the character. With , there are many beloved elements that must be maintained, but also plenty others that need to be updated. Gadot's casting in seems like a step in the right direction and remains one of the most highly-anticipated aspects of the upcoming film.

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