Israel’s very own Wonder Woman is set to produce and star in a Holocaust drama about Irena Sendler, a Warsaw ghetto heroine, according to Hollywood entertainment news outlet Deadline.
Israeli star of “Wonder Woman”, Gal Gadot, will be portraying Polish heroine Irena Sendler in an upcoming film of the same name.
The film follows the story of a Polish gentile woman and her volunteer network who smuggled 2,500 Jewish children out of Warsaw ghetto during the Holocaust.
Pilot Wave is taking off! I’m so excited this is finally out. @JaronVarsano and I have been working on this for quite some time and I just CAN’T wait to bring to life all the amazing stories we’re working on with all of our wonderfully talented partners. pic.twitter.com/fMh0LMIGxT
— Gal Gadot (@GalGadot) October 11, 2019
Gadot will be teaming up with husband Yaron Varsano to produce and act in “Irena Sendler”, the first film produced by the pair’s newly formed production company Pilot Wave.
The timeline of the movie will begin at Sendler’s arrest by the Gestapo in 1943, according to Hollywood entertainment news outlet Deadline.
“As producers, we want to help bring stories that have inspired us to life,” Gadot and Varsano shared with Deadline. “Pilot Wave will create content that promotes the perspectives and experiences of unique people and produce impactful stories aimed at igniting the imagination,” they added.
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