Gal Gadot to be honored in Palm Springs

'Wonder Woman' star will receive 'Rising Star Award' at January festival.

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November 9, 2017 17:52
2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards Wonder Woman Hollywood Israeli Actress

Gal Gadot 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards - Arrivals. (photo credit: REUTERS/DANNY MOLOSHOK)

 
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Israeli actress and Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot will be honored at the Palm Springs International Film Festival next year.

The native of Rosh Ha'ayin will receive the "Rising Star Award" at the gala event in California on January 2.

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“Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman showed us a strong, capable, poised, curious and compassionate character, and her performance has been universally praised, resonating with audiences everywhere," said Harold Matzner, chairman of the festival.

"Gal plays the immortal warrior so well, and the film’s themes are especially apt for today, empowering all types of people - women and men, young and old - the world over."

Last year the award went to Irish actress Ruth Negga, for her role in the film Loving.

Wonder Woman, the smash hit of the summer, is currently the second-highest grossing film in the US in 2017. Gadot is returning to the silver screen as the character in just a week, when 'Justice League' premieres around the globe.

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