New Wonder Woman Gal Gadot in The Stndrd: We Need More Female Writers in Hollywood

Posted Friday December 6, 2013 2:53 PM GMT

Fresh off snagging her Wonder Woman role in the upcoming film "Batman vs Superman," Gal Gadot scored a feature in the latest issue of The STNDRD magazine.

During her Q&A session, the "Fast & Furious" dame opened up about her transition from modeling to acting and revealed her thoughts about women in Hollywood.

Highlights from Miss Gadot's interview are as follows. For more, be sure to pay a visit to The STNDRD!

On her acting struggles:
"There aren't enough good roles for strong women. I wish we had more female writers. Most of the female characters you see in films today are 'the poor heartbroken girl.' That's why I'm so proud of the 'Fast & Furious' movies. I feel like [my character] Giselle is an empowering woman. I think I speak for the majority of female actors when I say we need stronger roles. My biggest challenge is to find more strong parts."

On juggling her career:
"Definitely more of an actress...much, much more than an actress. I enjoy both [acting and modeling], but I feel more satisfaction when I'm acting. I can give more of myself with acting. I do a variety of things. I've done comedy with the film 'Date Night.' In Israel I have done dramatic work. That's probably a question for the audience... but... I don't think they see me as only an action star."

On her peers reaction to her new fame:
"No I don't think [it was hard to convince people I was serious about acting]. Maybe people felt awkward at first seeing me onscreen, but I never had any bad feedback. Everyone was very supportive."

Photo Credit: Mitchell Nguyen McCormack for Stndrd

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