Gal Gadot to play Cleopatra in Patty Jenkins' new movie

Gal Gadot será Cleopatra en la nueva cinta de Patty Jenkins

The Wonder Woman 1984 duo will work together again. In this way, Gal Gadot will be in charge of embodying Cleopatra, while Patty Jenkins will be in the direction.

Without a doubt, after her work on Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot became one of the favorite women of the audience and of Hollywood. In this way, the actress managed to be chosen to give life to Cleopatra on the big screen. As confirmed exclusively by the Deadline medium, Patty Jenkins will be the director of this new film. This means that the Wonder Woman duo will be back, and this time, to film a true story of a powerful woman.

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Regarding the Cleopatra film, this will be a historical drama that will be written by Laeta Kalogridis, who will also fill the role of executive producer. The project was left to Paramount, after being claimed by large companies such as Netflix, Universal, Apple and Warner Bros. According to Deadline, the deal with Gal Gadot was closed yesterday after countless Zoom meetings with Patty Jenkins and other executives involved. Apparently Paramount is in a great rush to edit this tape, so Kalogridis will be writing immediately.

A story repeated in the cinema

The truth is that it is not the first time that the story of the great ruler of Ancient Egypt has been represented on the big screen. In 19633, the monumental Cleopatra was produced, a cult gem starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton; Although the reviews are not so favorable, it has already become a Hollywood classic.

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Now it was the turn of Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins, who were chosen to carry out this new version of Cleopatra. After their work in the DCEU, there is no doubt that they both achieved a great result in telling the story of this powerful woman.

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