14 Oct – "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot has another empowering role lined up for her acting resume, as she's been announced to star as the title character in the Holocaust drama, "Irena Sendler".
Deadline brought word that aside from starring, the 34-year-old will also be producing the movie alongside her husband, Jaron Varsano, under their newly formed production company Pilot Wave.
"As producers, we want to help bring stories that have inspired us to life," Gadot and Varsano said. "Pilot Wave will create content that promotes the perspectives and experiences of unique people and produce impactful stories aimed at igniting the imagination."
In the fact-based historical thriller "Irena Sendler", Gadot will play the eponymous woman who takes a defiant stand against Nazi Germany's occupation of Poland. Irena also develops an incredible network in order to save and care for 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto.