Gal Gadot has revealed some interesting tidbits about her role as Cleopatra in the upcoming film. In an interview with InStyle magazine, the Wonder Woman actress shared her thoughts on portraying the legendary queen of Egypt. While she didn’t give away too many details, she did say that the film will honor and celebrate Cleopatra’s story.
In recent news, Gal Gadot, who is 36 years old, has revealed some exciting details about her role in the highly anticipated Cleopatra movie. The talented Israeli actress expressed that one of the film’s objectives is not only to showcase Cleopatra’s beauty and allure but also her strategic intelligence and vast impact on the world we live in today. Gadot further emphasized that the upcoming Cleopatra movie is unlike any other Cleopatra films made in history as it aims to deliver a powerful message that the world needs to hear. While Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins was initially set to direct the epic film, she has now taken on the role of executive producer.
Gal Gadot, known for her role as Wonder Woman, has revealed that the upcoming Cleopatra film aims to showcase the historical figure’s intelligence and impact on the world. Director Kari Skogland has replaced Patty Jenkins in leading The Falcon And The Winter Soldier (2021) series. Previous actresses that have played Cleopatra include Elizabeth Taylor, Vivian Leigh, Monica Bellucci, Sophia Loren, and Theda Bara from silent movies. Gadot faced criticism for being cast as Cleopatra, with some arguing that an Arab or African actress should have been chosen. However, Gadot defended her casting by stating that Cleopatra was Macedonian, and they were looking for a Macedonian actress to fit the role, but none were suitable, making Gadot a passionate choice.
The Israeli actress, Gal Gadot, has responded to criticism regarding her casting as Cleopatra in an upcoming film version. Some have suggested that an Arab or African actress should play the role instead. However, Gadot believes that people are people and doesn’t want to be limited by labels such as religion or ethnicity. She wants to celebrate the legacy of Cleopatra and honor the historic icon that she admires so much. Gadot is passionate about playing the role herself and believes that anyone can make a movie about Cleopatra if they want to. For those who may not know, Cleopatra was the last ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt, and she was a descendant of a Macedonian general who served under Alexander the Great.
Elizabeth Taylor was a legendary actress who played the lead role in Cleopatra, a historical drama movie released in 1963. She co-starred with Richard Burton in the film, which received nine nominations at the Oscars and won four awards including Best Art Direction (Color), Best Cinematography (Color), Best Visual Effects, and Best Costume Design (Color). It remains an iconic film.
Throughout the years, a number of renowned actresses have taken on the role of Cleopatra, the legendary queen of Egypt. Some of the most well-known performers to have portrayed her include Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Monica Bellucci, Vivien Leigh, and even the silent film actress Theda Bara.