Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins, the two ladies who brought us Wonder Woman are teaming back up to bring us a Cleopatra biopic.
Paramount Pictures revealed to Entertainment Weekly that Gadot will take on the lead role as the Queen of Egypt and Jenkins will direct. Gadot will also serve as producer of the film under her Pilot Wave Motion Pictures banner.
The Wonder Woman star shared the news via her Twitter account:
I love embarking on new journeys, I love the excitement of new projects, the thrill of bringing new stories to life. Cleopatra is a story I wanted to tell for a very long time. Can’t be more grateful about this A-team!!
Wonder Woman 1984 the highly anticipated sequel from the two ladies (Gadot stars and Jenkins directs) is set to be released on Christmas Day. It was originally scheduled to hit theaters back in June, but due to the pandemic was pushed back.