Everyone is excited about the newest cast revealing for Batman vs. Superman, Gal Gadot:

Gal Gadot in Ray Ban sunglasses

Gal Gadot in Ray Ban sunglasses. Image via Listal

She was once Fast & Furious, but now she’s taking her career to a new level. Gal Gadot was announced to be the new Wonder Woman in Hollywood’s exciting production, Batman vs. Superman, which will premiere in July 2015. The actress was cast next to Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, while director Zack Snyder stated: “Wonder Woman is arguably one of the most powerful female characters of all time and a fan favorite in the DC Universe. Not only is Gal an amazing actress, but she also has that magical quality that makes her perfect for the role. We look forward to audiences discovering Gal in the first feature film incarnation of this beloved character.”

Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot will have no problem playing a badass. Image via Palloc

Other actresses who played Wonder Woman over the years are Lynda Carter (1975-1979 TV series), Adrianne Palicki (2011), Lucy Lawless (Justice League: The New Frontier), Vanessa Marshall (Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths), Keri Russel (2009), and Leslie Bibb (Movie 43). Lynda Carter took to Twitter to express her feelings towards the new Wonder Woman: “Congratulations to Gal Gadot!” she said, pointing to an article about the news. Gal herself expressed joy on the social network: “Wonder Women! So exciting!!! Can’t express how happy I am :))))” she tweeted yesterday. Congrats, Gal!