‘Gladiator’ Star Connie Nielsen to Play Wonder Woman’s Mom
Danish actress Connie Nielsen has been cast as Wonder Woman’s mom in Warner Bros.’ new comic book-to-movie adaptation. The Gladiator star will join Gal Gadot and Chris Pine in the blockbuster, which is currently shooting in the U.K. and Italy.
Gadot was cast as the Amazonian princess-turned-superheroine last year. Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, and Trainspotting star Ewen Bremner also feature in the film, which is set during World War I, and is due for release in June 2017. You can see Gadot in first, however, in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice when it crashes into theaters March 25.