Gal Gadot to Star in New Spy Thriller ‘Heart of Stone’
Israeli actress Gal Gadot, known for her portrayal of Wonder Woman in the film Wonder Woman, is set to star in a new spy thriller movie, Heart of Stone, and here’s what you need to know.
The actress, model, and producer struck an eight-figure deal to be in an international spy thriller film, making her one of the most wealthy female actresses in the industry. Heart of Stone aims to put a feminist twist on classic spy films like the James Bond film franchise. The movie will feature a screenplay written by Greg Rucka (an acclaimed comic book and scriptwriter) and Allison Schroeder (known for writing Hidden Figures) and may be directed by Tom Harper (known for directing The Aeronauts).
Gal Gadot is teaming with Skydance Media for ‘Heart Of Stone,’ a potential franchise starter that has ‘The Aeronauts’ filmmaker Tom Harper attached to direct https://t.co/HOJjIXT7Bo pic.twitter.com/zj86MeqwOm— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) December 3, 2020
Producers for the upcoming espionage film include David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger (all from Skydance Media), Gadot, Yaron Varsano (Gadot’s husband), and Julie Lynn. There has been no filming schedule or release date announced for the movie, only talk that it is now in the works. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Gadot’s latest project, the sequel to Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman 1984 will release on HBO Max on Christmas day.
Another one of Gadot’s upcoming projects includes a period piece, Cleopatra, which is set to be directed by Patty Jenkins (known for directing Wonder Woman 1984) and written by Laeta Kalogridis. The film is based on a story written by the actress (and was commissioned by her) and will be produced by Gadot and Paramount Pictures.
Fans voiced their excitement regarding the news of Gadot’s upcoming spy thriller project on social media. Many feel that she is the perfect fit for the role.
Paramount is so treating Gal Gadot like a queen that she totally deserves to be! Gal Gadot getting paid a lot to start a new spy franchise for Paramount with Heart Of Stone as she should be! Gal Gadot getting all these major roles & movies is so wonderful & I’m so happy for her!! pic.twitter.com/rh4dGMWWy8— Josh ❤️ Wonder Woman 1984 #Soul #BlackLivesMatter (@supermangeek101) December 2, 2020
After playing a strong superwoman and an Egyptian leader, we can’t wait to see Gadot portray a brilliant spy in a new feminist James Bond-inspired film. We look forward to hearing more about the project in the future.