GAL GADOT at the May premiere of ‘Wonder Woman,’ in Los Angeles. Does Israel really need hasbara? .
(photo credit: REUTERS)
Israeli superstar Gal Gadot will host an episode of Saturday Night Live’s 43rd season on October 7.
According to Variety, this will be Gadot’s first appearance on the New York-based NBC sketch comedy show. The musical guest will be British star Sam Smith.
Gadot was this summer’s queen of the box office, and her film, Wonder Woman
, was its highest grossing film and the second highest grossing film of 2017. These successes merited the announcement of a sequel, Wonder Woman 2
, which is to debut in December 2019.Wonder Woman
is also the first live action movie directed by a woman to gross more than $400 million in the United States and $800m. world-wide.Wonder Woman
is part of the DC Extended Universe film collection. The DCEU also includes Man of Steel
, Batman v Superman
and Suicide Squad
. Of all these films, only Wonder Woman
was a critical success. All the films were financial successes, but Wonder Woman
has a certified fresh rating on the website Rotten Tomatoes of 92%.