Gal Gadot Begins Training for Wonder Woman in ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

The actress is in Israel, where she is working with personal trainer Mark Twight. He is the same trainer used by Henry Cavill for Man of Steel.
The actress is in Israel, where she is working with personal trainer Mark Twight. He is the same trainer used by Henry Cavill for Man of Steel.

Ever since Gal Gadot was cast as Wonder Woman in Batman Vs. Superman, many fans have voiced their concern that the actress is too slight of frame for such a glorified comic book icon. To rest weary minds, personal trainer Mark Twight has been assigned the task of getting Gadot in shape for the role.

The actress just started her daunting daily task of transforming her body for the hugely anticipated movie. She moved back to her home country of Israel, where she is currently undergoing an intense workout program.

Mark Twight is the same trainer responsible for getting Henry Cavill, Michael Shannon and Antje Traue prepped and ready for Man of Steel.

While shooting on Batman Vs. Superman begins next month for a 2015 release date, Gal Gadot reportedly only has an extended cameo in the upcoming sequel, which will focus primarily on the relationship between Bruce Wayne and Kal-El. The actress will use her downtime to continue training, with the goal of achieving a physique that remains true to the iconic DC Comics character while still fitting into this more realistic universe. The character may not have much screen time in this follow-up to Man of Steel, but we will definitely be seeing more of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in the future.

Part of the former Miss Israel's training not only involves intense physical preparation, but also martial arts training and various forms of self-defense. Gal Gadot is a former Israeli military soldier, and already has extensive weapons and fighting training under her belt. She is a professional motorcyclist as well.

Batman News has some photos of the actress after one of her workouts. To check these out: Click Here!

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice comes to theaters March 25th, 2016 and stars Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons. The film is directed by Zack Snyder.

Sources: Batman News
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  1. Sean

    @undeadslayer4 That's very true. But, Do you think they will end up re-casting her ?

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  2. undeadslayer4

    @skywise thats what she's doing

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  3. undeadslayer4

    @jonspidey07 yeah that just might happen

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  4. undeadslayer4

    @themoviefanatic only a cameo then whats the point of doing all the that training

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  5. JonSpidey07

    I supposed maybe the final result on film will speak for itself
    again just look at the comic illustrations and see how Wonder Woman is actually drawn

    1 year agoby @jonspidey07Flag

  6. CelluloidDreams

    Gal Gadot ...sounds like a cheap bottle of wine... or something my cat coughed up...

    1 year agoby @2movieguysFlag

  7. Sean

    @jonspidey07 Do you think they will end up re-casting the role of Wonder woman ?

    1 year agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  8. WongFu

    @skywise you're not the only one.

    1 year agoby @instead8909Flag

  9. ChelCW46

    Gal do not listen to what people say because once we see a picture you suit up as Wonder Woman after your work out they all will take their mean comments back.

    1 year agoby @ChelCW46Flag

  10. skywise

    I might be one of the very few who thinks she will be good in the role but she definitely needs to train and bulk up a bit.

    1 year agoby @skywiseFlag

  11. CoreyB

    Let's face it, it was a weird casting, but nevertheless, Gadot has experience in being in big budgeted, high-profiled summer blockbusters! She will be fine under the right direction. Plus, I'm hearing her role isn't going to be huge and maybe even shorter than ScarJo's in Iron Man 2. I have my fingers crossed being such a huge The Dark Knight Trilogy fan and also just a comic book/action movie fan! Hopefully Snyder can build and improve on what he started with the pretty solid Man of Steel. Fingers crossed...

    1 year agoby @CoreyBFlag

  12. WalterWhite

    @superman81 Couldn't have said it better myself.Kudos.

    1 year agoby @WalterWhiteFlag

  13. Superman81

    We havent even seen her play Wonder Woman yet so to speculate that she will be horrible is ignorant. She might not be the one everyone wanted but I think she deserves a chance. And just because her boobs arent huge that shouldnt matter. We want someone who can act and not just be on the screen so we can stare at her boobs.

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  14. The Real Goku

    Sounds legit to me...

    - Wonder Woman that's small and flat chested.
    - An older batman
    - A new superman
    - nightwing no longer robin lol

    1 year agoby @therealGokuFlag

  15. gumperman

    Sweet, she's going to be awesome! Can't wait to see this beautiful lady on screen as the Amazonian Princess.

    1 year agoby @gumpermanFlag

  16. EmmyttWolfe

    @jonspidey07 Thank you! I thought I was going insane!

    1 year agoby @EmmyttWolfeFlag

  17. EmmyttWolfe

    Sorry to say everyone she will still be a god awful Wonder Woman...

    1 year agoby @EmmyttWolfeFlag

  18. JonSpidey07

    I really wish they would re-cast already
    she just doesn't fit the character

    1 year agoby @jonspidey07Flag

  19. test-0001

    ....only just started training....? Then she is going to be hard pressed to have a physique that stands on par with that of Wonder Woman.
    Wait! it's Mark Twight the personal trainer (never heard of him) that is going to get her in shape. "Twight Bodies by Mark Twight".
    But the good news from this post is that it's "only a cameo". If she can't pull off Wonder Woman they can cut her scene or recast the character for the next movie.

    1 year agoby @test-0001Flag

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