From Combat to the Big Screen: Gal Gadot on her Military Training and Empowering Role as Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot graces the cover of the latest FASHION magazine issue, where she shares insights into her upbringing in Israel. The talented actress, who served in the Israeli Defense Forces for two years, credits the military for helping her transition into the world of showbiz. In her own words, the stunning 30-year-old stated, “The army experience wasn’t too tough for me. It actually provided me with valuable skills that have been beneficial in my Hollywood career.” Enjoy the video below for more glimpses into Gal Gadot’s life.

Army girl: Gal Gadot is the cover star on FASHION magazine for the August issue and talks about how her military background prepared her for the big time

Military-trained Gal Gadot graces the cover of FASHION magazine’s August issue, reflecting on how her time in the army prepared her for the spotlight. The Fast & Furious star caught director Justin Lin’s eye in 2008 with her weapon knowledge and even did her own stunts in the film series.

In Israel, military service is compulsory for both men and women over 18, but not everyone adapts as effortlessly as Gal. Model Bar Refaeli faced backlash in 2007 for avoiding IDF enlistment, but she defended her decision, stating, “Celebrities have different priorities.” Despite the controversy, Refaeli stands by her choice and hopes her experience will influence the army’s policies.

Stunning beauty: In one of the shots Gal is seen in a stylish floppy hat and collarless jacket

Gorgeous appearance: One of the photos shows Gal wearing a chic floppy hat and a jacket without a collar.

The Isreali beauty is photographed for the August issue which hits newsstands on July 13

The Israeli beauty graces the cover of the August issue, set to hit newsstands on July 13. Gal, a former Miss Israel, is gearing up to star as the lead in 2017’s Wonder Woman. She expressed her excitement about putting on the superhero costume, citing Wonder Woman as the ultimate symbol of strength. Gal shared her disbelief at being in a movie that has influenced so many women.

In addition to Wonder Woman, Gal also plays the crime-fighting heroine in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, alongside Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill. This marks the character’s first appearance on the big screen in its seventy-year history.

Married to Israeli businessman Yaron Varsano since 2008, Gal and her husband have a three-year-old daughter named Alma. Balancing work and family life, Gal acknowledged the challenges faced by women today. She believes women are more empowered, strong, and capable of achieving their goals. Gal hopes to instill this message in her daughter, emphasizing the importance of strength and independence.

Heroine: Gal plays Wonder Woman in 2016's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice alongside Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill. Her superhero character will then take centre stage in upcoming action flick Wonder Woman due for release in June 2017

Actress Gal will be portraying Wonder Woman in the 2016 film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice alongside actors Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill. She will then be reprising her superhero role in the highly anticipated action movie Wonder Woman, set to hit theaters in June 2017.
In addition to her superhero role, Gal will also be starring in the upcoming film Criminal with actors Ryan Reynolds and Kevin Costner, scheduled for release in January 2016.
Reflecting on her experience filming Criminal, Gal mentioned a particularly poignant scene between her character and Costner’s, describing it as emotionally charged. In the movie, she plays the wife of Reynolds’ character while Costner plays a dangerous criminal with unique skills and memories implanted into him from a deceased CIA operative.

Does her own stunts: The actress - pictured in 2013 - has starred in three Fast & Furious filmsĀ 

Performs her own daring feats: The actress, shown in a photo from 2013, has appeared in three installments of the Fast & Furious franchise.

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