believes wouldn't have been possible without . The star is returning to the Netflix's screen on August 11, trying to establish a new franchise with Gadot as an action star, something she has already proven to be more than once, not only playing Diana Prince, but in other projects like s or .
Although she had already been part of some popular saga joining Dominc Toretto's family in , she definitely became a major star when Zack Snyder choose her to play the most famous female superhero from the DC Comics, joining Herny Cavill and Ben Affleck to form the legendary trinity of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.
She had a brief cameo on , which ended up being one of the most acclaimed parts of the film, and then had her own adventure directed by Patty Jenkins in 2017.became a huge hit, not only for Warner Bros. Pictures, but for female-lead movies. In fact, it became the highest-grossing film directed by a woman in cinema history, being recently dethroned by another production from the same studio, .
was part of a movement that started a few years before its release with characters like Hermione Granger and Katniss Everdeen, but with Diana Prince already being such a huge icon within pop culture and the world of superheroes, her success was even bigger and became an instant classic, opening the door to other projects with women at front.
Gadot will return to the center of the stage in an action-packed feature after thanks to , but the Netflix movie wouldn't have been possible without the actress being part of the DC franchise. she explained why:
In Gadot plays Rachel Stone, an international intelligence agent that is entrusted with the mission of guarding an artifact known as "The Heart", which means she has to prevent it to be taken by the enemy. She will have to embark on a dangerous adventure in order to fulfill her mission, which won't be an easy task at all.
The movie also stars Jamie Dornan, Alia Bhatt, Sophie Okonedo, Matthias Schweighöfer, Jing Lusi, Pau Ready, Jon Kortajarena, and Archie Madekwe, is directed by Tom Harper with a script from Greg Rucka and Allison Schroeder, and produced by Gadot herself.