Gal Gadot to play Cleopatra in next project Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot to play Cleopatra in next project

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 13 Oct 2020, 08:56 am

Los Angeles: Hollywood actress Gal Gadot, who gained fame by portraying Wonder Woman onscreen, has announced that she will play the iconic character of Queen of Egypt Cleopatra in her next project.

Gal wrote on Twitter that she will collaborate with filmmaker Patty Jenkins and writer Laeta Kalogridis to bring the story of Cleopatra on the big screen.

She said the story of the Queen will be told onscreen in a way 'she’s never been seen before'.  

"You might have heard I teamed up with @PattyJenks and @LKalogridis to bring the story of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, to the big screen in a way she’s never been seen before. To tell her story for the first time through women's eyes, both behind and in front of the camera," the Israeli actress tweeted.

Meanwhile, the trailer of her upcoming release Wonder Woman 1984 has been released by its makers.

It is the sequel to 2017's Wonder Woman and the ninth installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).

The film is directed by Patty Jenkins from a script she wrote with Geoff Johns and David Callaham, and a story by Johns and Jenkins.

It will star Gal Gadot as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman, alongside Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, and Connie Nielsen in supporting roles.