This is what dreams are made of: Gal Gadot is rumored to star in — and executive produce — a new Showtime series about the life of Hedy Lamarr.
Lamarr, an Austrian Jewish actress who made her…debut at age 17, was widely regarded as "the most beautiful woman in Hollywood." But, she was so much more: She was an inventor who helped create WiFi. Yes, WiFi! In 1942, Lamarr — along with composer George Antheil — created a secret communication system designed to protect radio-guided torpedos. As Paula Sinclair wrote in… >> Read More
Gal Gadot is not here for your gender stereotype bullshit. On Tuesday morning, after reading an article in Romper — "My Son Is Busting Gender Stereotypes, But I'm Nervous for His First Day of…School" — the actress and Jewish mom took to social media to share her support for a 5-year-old boy wearing a Wonder Woman backpack. In the article, Florida mom Katie Alicea shares how her kindergarten-bound son picked out a Wonder Woman backpack. She writes, "I admittedly have some fear for my sweet Isaac. For how the… >> Read More
There is no denying that Gal Gadot is a real-life Wonder Woman. The 33-year-old Israeli actress and mom-of-two skyrocketed to fame as the iconic superhero — and now she's filming the sequel to…the successful 2017 film. Filming for Wonder Woman 1984 began in June — the movie is set to be released on November 1, 2019 — but in the midst of what surely is a crazy schedule, Gadot found the time to visit a Virginia children's hospital. Dressed as Wonder Woman. Because of course she did. At… >> Read More
Unless you are living completely off the grid — and if you are, mazel tov! — you’ve probably noticed that superhero movies are having a major moment these days.
Back when my kids were…little, I was completely, thoroughly, 100% anti-superhero. The kids I knew who were into superheroes always seemed to be beating the crap out of each other, so we basically banned all superheroes from our home. After nearly a decade of superhero-free living, things changed drastically last summer. Superheroes came on the scene in our family,… >> Read More
Gal Gadot — Israeli actor, model, and mom of two — got emotional when her assistant recently showed her a video of her late grandfather, Abraham Weiss, who was a Holocaust survivor. Weiss lost…his entire family in Auschwitz. What her assistant didn't realize is that Gadot didn't have any photos of her grandfather, who died in 2013 at age 85. This was especially poignant for the Wonder Woman star as it happened right in time for Holocaust Remembrance Day. The Jewish mom posted a clip of the video on… >> Read More