Gal Gadot on Cleopatra portrayal in new movie: Beyond the seductress, a strategic and multi-dimensional leader.

Gal Gadot has shared some fascinating details about her upcoming role as Cleopatra in a new movie. In a relaxed chat with InStyle magazine, the actress, best known for playing Wonder Woman, revealed her thoughts on portraying the legendary Egyptian leader. While she didn’t give away too many specifics, she did suggest that the film will be a respectful tribute to Cleopatra and a celebration of the amazing life she led.

New details: Gal Gadot, 36, is opening up about her role in the upcoming Cleopatra film

Gal Gadot has revealed some exciting details about her role in the highly-anticipated Cleopatra movie. The 36-year-old Israeli actress stated that the film is not just about showcasing Cleopatra’s beauty and charm, but also emphasizing her strategic intellect and significant impact on our current world. Gadot highlighted that this upcoming movie is distinct from all previous Cleopatra films as it carries a powerful message that our society needs to hear. While Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins was initially slated to direct the film, she will now serve as an executive producer.

Sexy and smart: The Wonder Woman star maintains one of the goals of the upcoming Cleopatra film is to 'show not just how sexy and appealing she was, but how strategic and smart, and how much impact she had and still has on the world we're living in today'

Recently, the famous actress who played Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot, shared some exciting news about the upcoming Cleopatra movie. According to her, the film will focus on showcasing the historical figure’s intelligence and significant impact on the world. The director of The Falcon And The Winter Soldier (2021) series, Patty Jenkins, has been replaced by Kari Skogland. In the past, several actresses like Elizabeth Taylor, Vivian Leigh, Monica Bellucci, Sophia Loren, and Theda Bara from silent movies have portrayed the character. However, Gadot’s casting as Cleopatra received criticism from some people who believed that an Arab or African actress should have been chosen instead. Despite the backlash, Gadot defended her selection by stating that Cleopatra was Macedonian, and they were looking for a Macedonian actress to play the role. As no one was deemed suitable, Gadot seems to be a good fit for the iconic role.

Taking on the critics: The Israeli actress responded to backlash that an Arab or African actress should play Cleopatra in the new film version, during an interview with InStyle

Gal Gadot, the Israeli actress who will be portraying Cleopatra in an upcoming film adaptation, has responded to criticism surrounding her casting. Some have suggested that an Arab or African actress should have been chosen for the role instead. However, Gadot does not want to be defined by labels such as religion or ethnicity. She is passionate about celebrating the historic legacy of Cleopatra and paying homage to this iconic figure whom she deeply admires. Gadot is excited to take on the role and believes that anyone regardless of their background can make a film about Cleopatra if they choose to do so. For those unaware, Cleopatra was the last ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt and came from a line of Macedonian generals who served under Alexander the Great.

Iconic: Elizabeth Taylor starred alongside Richard Burton in the epic historical drama film, Cleopatra, in 1963; it received nine Oscar nominations, winning four for Best Art Direction (Color), Best Cinematography (Color), Best Visual Effects and Best Costume Design (Color)

Back in 1963, the iconic Elizabeth Taylor played the role of Cleopatra in a historical drama film. Her co-star was Richard Burton, and their performance was highly praised by critics. The movie got nominated for nine Oscars and won four awards, including Best Art Direction (Color), Best Cinematography (Color), Best Visual Effects, and Best Costume Design (Color). To this day, Cleopatra remains a timeless classic in the film industry.

Cleopatra actresses: Elizabeth Taylor was among the list of actresses who have played the historic queen of Egypt over the decades, which also includes Vivien Leigh, Monica Bellucci, Sophia Loren, as well as silent movie actress Theda Bara

Throughout history, there have been several well-known actresses who have portrayed Cleopatra, the esteemed queen of Egypt. From Elizabeth Taylor and Sophia Loren to Monica Bellucci and Vivien Leigh, even Theda Bara, a silent film star, have all brought their own interpretations to the iconic character.

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