Gal Gadot, the lady that brought to life the “Wonder Woman” character is in negotiations with “Assassin’s Creed” director Justin Kurzel in a bid to star in an independent revenge thriller titled “Ruin”.
Ruin is a World War II revenge thriller project set up by Marc Butan’s Mad River Pictures. The script is written by the team of Matthew and Ryan Firpo.
The story focuses on an ex-Nazi captain in post-World War II Germany who seeks atonement for his crimes by tracking down the surviving members of his former SS Death Squad.
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After the big success of Wonder Woman this year with $821 million in worldwide box office sales, Gadot’s rise to fame in Hollywood has continued to grow and now directors are seeking her out for different projects.
Gadot’s first appearance as Wonder Woman happened in 2016’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” movie which saw her jump into the fight between Batman and Superman. Gadot will also appear as Wonder Woman again in upcoming “Justice League,” which opens Nov. 17.
The talented actress will also make a second appearance in “Wonder Woman 2” for Warner Bros. next year with Patty Jenkins returning to direct the sequel. The studio has already dated “Wonder Woman 2” for a Dec. 13, 2019, release. She is also attached to star opposite Bradley Cooper in MGM’s supernatural thriller “Deeper.”
Kurzel is an Australian director famously known for his 2016 fantasy action movie “Assassin’s Creed”, which generated $240 million in worldwide box office. His feature film debut was the Australian film Snowtown (2011), for which he won the AACTA Award for Best Direction.
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