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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot Charms Jimmy Fallon With Her Small-town Israeli Magic

'It's surreal'

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Gal Gadot on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, May 23, 2017.
Gal Gadot on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, May 23, 2017.Credit: Screenshot
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Israeli model and actress Gal Gadot shared what it's like for a small-town Israeli girl to hit the big time in America during her Tuesday night appearance on NBC's "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon." She stars as Wonder Woman in the upcoming superhero movie from American director Zack Snyder, to be released in June.

"It was surreal," she said referring to seeing a giant billboard of herself in Times Square. "You cannot take it in. I'm from Israel, from this small city and now I'm all over Time Square, it's insane."

Credit: The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon

Watch how she spills the beans on her secret audition for the film with director Zack Snyder, how she hid her baby bump when filming began and what it was like not being able to tell anyone she had landed the role. Plus, see her recover from dropping an accidental F-bomb.

Credit: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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