Our very own Wonder Woman is turning into a spy! Gal Gadot is starring as a CIA agent, Rachel Stone, in the upcoming Netflix film Heart of Stone, the first look at which has been released by the streaming giant during their Tudum 2022 global fan event.
Heart of Stone is being developed as a spy thriller franchise, along the lines of Mission Impossible and James Bond, in which the female protagonist will be seen performing some high-octane action sequences and stunts. Continue reading to watch the first look and learn more about the film.
Heart of Stone First Look Gives Insight into Gadot’s Character
The first look teaser focuses on the lead character in some intense action scenes in various settings, from skydiving and car chases to explosions and shootouts. Some behind the scenes footage and cast interviews have also been included in the first look teaser.
Jamie Dorman and Alia Bhatt also make appearances in the visuals, but their connection to Rachel Stone has not been revealed yet. Though both are said to be an integral part of the plot. Sharing the footage, Gadot wrote, “Heart of Stone is going to be extremely epic. It’s a super grounded, raw action-thriller.” Watch the first look below.
The sneak peak seems to have struck a chord with the audience and has got them excited for the film. A fan commented, “I’m so excited! Such an amazing cast and it looks very interesting!” while another wrote, “As soon as I saw Gal Gadot in the thumbnail, I immediately saw the trailer, another great action movie where our very beautiful Gal Gadot participates. I won’t miss it when it comes out.”
The FIlm was Announced in December 2020
The development of the film was first confirmed in December 2020 when it was announced that Gal Gadot was about to star in an action film, the first of a spy thriller franchise. Netflix acquired the distribution rights to the film in January 2021.
Heart of Stone has been directed by British filmmaker Tom Harper, known for his work Peaky Blinders, Misfits and the critically-acclaimed War & Peace. The screenplay for the film has been written by Greg Rucka and Allison Schroeder.
The filming began in London in March this year and shifted to Reykjavík, Iceland, the following month, before concluding in Lisbon, Portugal, in July 2022. The film will release sometime in 2023, but an official date confirmation is still awaited from Netflix.
Heart of Stone Features an Impressive Star Cast
Apart from gal Gadot, the film will star Jamie Dorman and Alia Bhatt in pivotal roles. Dorman is known for playing the charming Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades film adaptation series. While Bhatt is an Indian film star known for her decade long successful career in Bollywood. She will be making her American film debut with the film.
Heart of Stone will also star Sophie Okonedo, Matthias Schweighöfer, Jing Lusi, Paul Ready, Jon Kortajarena, Matteo Cicconi and Angela Esposito.
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