Tag Archive for Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot to star, produce Holocaust drama for Warner Brothers

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.

By i24NEWS

 

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.

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Israel’s Gal Gadot Makes FORBES ‘Highest Paid Actress List’

Hitting the list for the first time, Israel’s Hollywood superstar hits Forbes #10 spot with earnings of $10m. in the past year.

By AMY SPIRO

 

Israeli actress Gal Gadot has reached a new milestone: a spot on Forbes list of the highest-paid actresses in the world.

According to the magazine, which published its list last week, Gadot clocks in at No. 10, earning an estimated $10 million in the past year. Gadot was the only actress on the 2018 list who hasn’t appeared there in the past.

Forbes said that her paycheck for the Wonder Woman sequel plus endorsement deals from Revlon and Reebok landed her in their annual ranking. Continue Reading »

Lebanon follows its Gal Gadot film ban by blacklisting Steven Spielberg

The Lebanese Daily Star reported Monday that Lebanon’s economy minister recommended the film, ‘The Post’ for blacklist because of its director Steven Spielberg, who has been blacklisted since his 1994 film ‘Schindler’s List.’

By AMY SPIRO

 

First Gal Gadot. Now Steven Spielberg. And even Daniel Radcliffe.

The Lebanese government is missing out on some quality cinema because of its efforts to boycott the State of Israel.

According to reports on Sunday and Monday, famed director Spielberg’s latest film, The Post, would be banned from screening in Lebanon.

The Lebanese Daily Star said on Monday that the economy minister recommended the film for blacklist because of Spielberg. Continue Reading »

Gal Gadot is new face for Huawei’s smartphones

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Huawei Technologies Co. announced it has selected Gal Gadot to sponsor Huawei phones in their ad campaigns.

By Amarelle Wenkert

 

Gal Gadot, the Israeli actress who played the title role in the 2017 Warner Bros. movie “Wonder Woman,” is the new celebrity sponsor of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Ms. Gadot will join Huawei’s marketing efforts as the company introduces its Mate10 Pro mobile phone to U.S. market.

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. – Photo: PR on FACEBOOK

In 2015 and 2016, Ms. Gadot was featured in ad campaigns for Huawei phones in Israel. Continue Reading »

Lebanon: ‘Wonder Woman’ is Mossad Agent

Lebanese daily newspaper Al Liwaa is claiming Gal Gadot is actually a ‘Mossad agent’ who allegedly recruited Lebanese actor and director Ziad Itani to spy for Israel.

By Roi Kais

 

Israeli actress Gal Gadot was depicted as the “Mossad Agent” who turned Lebanese actor and director Ziad Itani into an Israeli spy in a story published Monday by the Lebanese daily newspaper Al Liwaa.

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. – Photo: FACEBOOK

Gadot’s photo was displayed on the paper’s front page with the caption: “The officer of the Israeli Mossad, Collette Vianfi, who recruited Ziad Itani.”

Other Lebanese news websites questioned the authenticity of the picture published by the newspaper, with some claiming they made a mistake as Gadot was not the “Mossad agent” Itani was accused of cooperating with. Continue Reading »

Israel’s own Gal Gadot named GQ magazine’s ‘Wonder Woman of the Year’

In Los Angeles, Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin, congratulated Gal Gadot on her  achievements, saying, “I am so proud and pleased to see you here, a true and beloved ambassador of the state of Israel.”

By Israel Hayom Staff

 

Israeli star Gal Gadot marked another achievement this week as she was selected to grace the cover of GQ magazine’s “Men of the Year: The New American Heroes” December issue.

Sharing the four-cover issue with three men, Gadot was named “Wonder Woman of the Year” by the magazine – a reference to the record-breaking film “Wonder Woman,” in which she starred.

Gal Gadot on Twitter

According to a teaser released by the magazine, Gadot spoke to GQ about her military service in Israel, how she is handling her sudden fame, the challenges posed by her Israeli accent as an actress working in Hollywood, and more. Continue Reading »

REPORT: Gal Gadot refuses ‘Wonder Woman’ sequel with involvement of Brett Ratner

Israeli actress Gal Gadot, who already pulled out of one event honoring Brett Ratner, reportedly refused to participate in the ‘Wonder Woman’ sequel unless the producer, who faces 6 allegations of sexual harassment, was totally divorced from the project.

By i24NEWS

 

Israeli actress Gal Gadot has reportedly threatened not to reprise her starring role in a ‘Wonder Woman’ sequel unless filmmaker Brett Ratner, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is completely removed from the project.

Brett Ratner – Photo: Wikimedia/David Shankbone and Gal Gadot – Photo: Wikimedia/Gage Skidmore

According to a report by entertainment news outlet Page Six, Gadot has demanded that Warner Bros. Continue Reading »

WATCH Gal Gadot & Jimmy Fallon share Israeli & American made chocolates

Watch Israel’s own ‘Wonder Woman’ experiencing two American firsts on THE TONIGHT SHOW with Jimmy Fallon: tasting a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup and playing charades.

By AMY SPIRO

 

Gal Gadot shared a taste of home with TV host Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show Thursday — when she and Fallon sampled Israeli chocolate together.

Discussing the upcoming Halloween holiday, the pair were discussing their favorite candies, and Fallon whipped out what Gadot said was her No. 1 choice.

“Shokolad para,” she called it, which literally means cow chocolate, but refers to the Elite brand that always features a cow on the label. Continue Reading »

Warner Bros investing to make Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman an Oscar nomination

 

According to the Variety trade magazine, Warner Bros executives are seeking a historical first: To have Gal Gadot’s comic-book movie Wonder Woman and its director Patty Jenkins, nominated for Oscars.

By JACOB GOFF KLEIN

 

Big bucks are being spent to push Patty Jenkins’ and Israeli star Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman for an Oscar nomination, according to Variety.

According to Variety, executives have been raising funds for the campaign to make Wonder Woman the first comic book film to gain a nomination for best picture and a campaign for Patty Jenkins to be nominated as best director. The money is being spent on advertisement and small documentaries to remind voters of the hard work in the film. Continue Reading »

Qatar becomes third Arab country to ban “Wonder Woman” over Israeli actress

 

 

Qatar joins Lebanon and Tunisia to ban the int’l blockbuster film starring Gal Gadot, because she’s an Israeli veteran of the IDF.

By JTA

 

Qatar has become the third Arab-majority country to ban the screening of the movie “Wonder Woman” because lead actress Gal Gadot is Israeli.

Gal Gadot appearing at IDF induction center – Photo: Shaul Golan/Yedioth Ahronoth

The film had been scheduled to premiere in Qatar Thursday and was being promoted by local theater chains VOX Cinemas Qatar and Novo Cinemas. But in the days before its scheduled release, the film was removed from cinema websites, Doha News reported. Continue Reading »

Palestinian cinema bans ‘Wonder Woman’ because Gal Gadot is Israeli

 

Palestinians are upset with past Facebook comment when Gadot said she was sending her “love and prayers to my fellow Israeli citizens. Especially to all the boys and girls who are risking their lives protecting my country against the horrific acts conducted by Hamas, who are hiding like cowards behind women and children.”

By i24NEWS

 

A movie theater in the Palestinian city of Ramallah has reportedly banned screenings of the new “Wonder Woman” film because it’s leading actress, Gal Gadot, is Israeli.

Gal Gadot – Selfie:Facebook

According to the local al-Hadath newspaper, Palestine Towers Cinema has made the decision not to screen the Hollywood blockbuster due to “political reasons related to the Israeli occupation and the Israeli actress starring in the film.” Continue Reading »

Tunisia, like Lebanon, bans ‘Wonder Woman’ over Gal Gadot’s IDF service

 

After Lebanon banned Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot, a Tunisian court decides to stop screening the ‘block-buster’ movie, also because of the Israeli born actress’s IDF background.

By Roi Kais

 

A court in Tunisia decided Wednesday to temporarily ban the screening of the film Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot, after the film was banned from screening in Lebanon because of the Israeli actress.

Gal Gadot appearing at IDF induction center ‘Bakum’ – Photo: Shaul Golan/Yedioth Ahronoth

The Tunisian court’s decision was made after the Tunisian People’s Party filed a petition against the screening of the film, due to Gal Gadot’s service in the IDF, claiming that she was “a partner to the latest Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip.” Continue Reading »

Jordan considers following Lebanon banning ‘Wonder Woman’ over Israeli star

 

Jordan’s Communications Commission is considering banning “Wonder Woman” because the leading actress Gal Gadot, served in the Israel Defense Forces, ignoring the Hashemite Kingdom signed a peace agreement with Israel in 1994, allowing them to gain vital intelligence from the IDF on a wide range of military matters.

By JTA

 

Jordan is considering banning the film “Wonder Woman” because star Gal Gadot served in the Israel Defense Forces.

Jordan’s Communications Commission is currently reviewing the film to determine whether it meets the country’s standards and laws, the Israeli news website Ynet reported.

The review comes in the wake of Lebanon’s decision to ban the film as part of its total boycott of all things Israeli. Continue Reading »

BDS targets Lebanon, bans Wonder Woman cinema screening, not DVDs, downloads

 

Answering demands of BDS activists, Lebanese authorities banned the new Wonder Woman premiere Wednesday, just a few hours before its scheduled screening in Beirut.
– WATCH: WONDER WOMAN Comic-Con Trailer

By Charles Gardner

 

Lebanese authorities banned the new Wonder Woman movie Wednesday hours before it was due to premiere in the capital Beirut following a campaign against its lead actress, Gal Gadot, who served in the Israeli army, a security official and activists said.

A premiere scheduled for Wednesday was cancelled at the last minute as the ban began to take hold.

Lebanon is officially at war with Israel aas the two countries have faced off in a number of wars the latest in 2006 which left much of the Lebanese infrastructure battered and left hundreds dead. Continue Reading »

Lebanon Bans Wonder Woman, Starring Israeli IDF Veteran, Gal Gadot

BDS in Lebanon succeeded in banning the movie staring ex-IDF soldier Gal Gadot.

Arutz Sheva staff

On Tuesday, the Lebanese Ministry of Economy and Commerce announced that it has sent a letter to the state’s general-security administration to take steps to prevent the screening of the film “Wonder Woman,” which stars Israeli actress Gal Gadot, according to Yediot Ahronot.

Gal Gadot – Photo: Selfie/Facebook

The campaign against Wonder Woman began in April, when the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement sent a letter to the ministry’s Office for Boycott of Israel in the Lebanese Economic Ministry. It was noted that Gadot is the former beauty queen of Israel, who served in the IDF and publicly supported 2014’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.

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