/ AJT //   Gal Gadot Israeli actress, Gal Gadot has been announced as the new Wonder Woman in the upcoming “Batman vs. Superman,” sequel to 2013’s “Man of Steel.” [emember_protected custom_msg=”TO CONTINUE READING THIS STORY, PLEASE <a href=”http://atlantajewishtimes.com/join-us/”>CLICK HERE</a>” ] Her appearance will mark the feature film debut of Wonder Woman, the iconic comic book character who has been in existence since 1941. Gadot is set to star alongside Henry Cavill (Superman) and Ben Affleck (Batman) in the Zack Snyder directed film. Former Miss Israel, Gadot originally began working as a model, but is best known in Hollywood for her role as Gisele in the “Fast & Furious” films, including the two most recent installments. Gadot was born and raised in Rosh Ha’Ayin, Israel to two Israeli parents, both sabras. Her extended family originated from Austria, Germany and Eastern Europe. The year she turned 19, she joined the Israeli Defense Force as well as won Miss Israel. The actress has one daughter with husband Yaron Varsano. Gadot and Varsano also own a hotel in Tel Aviv. [/emember_protected]