A Real Wonder Woman: Gal Gadot Confirmed To Star As Hedy Lamarr In Showtime Mini-Series

Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot is about to get her first starring role in a U.S. mini-series. The actress has officially signed on to star as the actress and innovator Hedy Lamarr in a Showtime project that will serve as a biopic about the famed woman's life. 

“The life of Hedy Lamarr was a truly fascinating one. She stood at the forefront of many issues that challenge women and our society today,” Showtime’s Co-President of Entertainment Jana Winograde said in a statement. (via TVLine“In Gal Gadot, we have found the transcendent actress to portray the deeply complex Lamarr. And with the award-winning talents of Sarah Treem and Warren Littlefield, this is going to be a special series.”

Gadot will also serve as an executive producer on the mini-series along with Sarah Treem (The Affair), Warren Littlefield (The Handmaid's Tale) and Katie Robbins (The Last Tycoon). 

Lamarr starred in roughly 35 cinematic releases in her time as an actress. She passed away in 2000. She deservedly had the nickname, The Most Beautiful Woman in Films.