Gal Gadot speaks on controversial Cleopatra film

Gal Gadot is talking about her upcoming Cleopatra film, after the announcement received mixed reactions, according to reports.

Set to star as the queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, she is quoted to have said it’s the story ‘the world needs to hear’.

According to Metro, the Wonder Woman actress told InStyle: ‘I can’t reveal a lot, but I can tell you that we’re going to celebrate the Cleopatra story. We’re going to show not just how sexy and appealing she was, but how strategic and smart, and how much impact she had and still has on the world we’re living in today.’

‘I’ve watched all the Cleopatra movies throughout history,’ she added, ‘but I feel like we’re telling the story the world needs to hear now.’ 

Gal Gadot, who will also return for a third Wonder Woman movie, made her name in the Fast & Furious franchise.

She also starred in Justice League, and recently in Red Notice alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Ryan Reynolds.

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