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Heart of Stone: Gal Gadot to star in Netflix espionage thriller

  • January 17, 2021

Gal Gadot lands a role in the Tom Harper-directed espionage thriller Heart Of Stone for Netflix… after the success of Wonder Woman: 1984

Gal Gadot has been confirmed to star in the upcoming espionage thriller Heart Of Stone, it was reported on Friday.

The upcoming feature is set to be helmed by Wild Rose director Tom Harper, who has also worked on multiple episodes of the crime drama series Peaky Blinders.

The 35-year-old actress signed an eight-figure deal to appear in the forthcoming feature, according to Deadline. She is a hot property after the success of Wonder Woman: 1984.

Staying busy: It was reported on Friday that Gal Gadot has been confirmed to star in the upcoming espionage thriller Heart Of Stone, which will be released by Netflix; she is seen in 2020

Staying busy: It was reported on Friday that Gal Gadot has been confirmed to star in the upcoming espionage thriller Heart Of Stone, which will be released by Netflix; she is seen in 2020

Heart Of Stone was originally in development at Skydance Media before Netflix took over the project.

The script is set to be written by The Old Guard writer Greg Rucka and Allison Schroeder, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her work on the 2016 historical drama film Hidden Figures. 

Gadot is set to produce the upcoming feature along with her husband and business partner Yaron Varsano; together, the couple runs the production company Pilot Wave. 

On Thursday, many of the actress’ fans began speculating that she was getting ready to take on a new role when she posted a photo to her Instagram account showing her reading a script for a future project. 

Partners in crime: The upcoming feature will be produced by Gadot and her husband Yaron Varsano; they are spotted together at the 92nd Academy Awards in February of 2020

Partners in crime: The upcoming feature will be produced by Gadot and her husband Yaron Varsano; they are spotted together at the 92nd Academy Awards in February of 2020 

Looking ahead: The Wonder Woman actress made a post to her Instagram account on Thursday afternoon showing her reading a script for a future project and stated that she was 'ready for the next big thing'

Looking ahead: The Wonder Woman actress made a post to her Instagram account on Thursday afternoon showing her reading a script for a future project and stated that she was ‘ready for the next big thing’

Gadot captioned the snap: ‘Getting ready for the next big thing! I absolutely love the feeling before a new project – the excitement, the intrigue, the nerves…Can’t wait to get back on set.’

She did not specify which project she was referring to, although the official Instagram account for Pilot Wave commented: ‘Can’t wait!’

The Justice League actress has a number of film and television projects that are currently in the development stages, including the upcoming Hedy Lamarr biopic miniseries, which she is set to produce alongside her husband Yaron Varsano.

The show is set to follow the actress’ life from her beginnings in pre-war Europe to her eventual move to the United States, where she made numerous technical breakthroughs before becoming a recluse.

Steady helm: Heart Of Stone will be directed by Tom Harper, who previously worked on Peaky Blinders and Philip K Dick's Electric Dreams; he is pictured in 2019

Steady helm: Heart Of Stone will be directed by Tom Harper, who previously worked on Peaky Blinders and Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams; he is pictured in 2019

Gadot’s project had been in production at Showtime without receiving a series order; the series was eventually purchased by Apple, who greenlit the show for eight episodes; the actress will star in the miniseries as the historical figure.

The Keeping Up with the Joneses actress has also been working on a separate biopic film centered around World War II humanitarian Irena Sendler, which she will both produce and star in as well.  

The Israeli film talent is widely known for her role as Wonder Woman in various entries in the DC Extended Universe, most recently appearing at the Amazon in Wonder Woman 1984, which was released in December.

Gadot will also be seen in the upcoming director’s cut miniseries Zack Snyder’s Justice League, which is set to be released in March.

She is on the A list now: The star is a hot property after the success of Wonder Woman: 1984

She is on the A list now: The star is a hot property after the success of Wonder Woman: 1984


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