Catch a First Glimpse of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

First photo of Israeli actress as iconic female superhero is released at Comic-Con expo and on Twitter.

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Wonder Woman is here! Well, almost. Fans got their first glimpse at Gal Gadot’s incarnation of the female superhero from “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” this weekend, when a photo of her was released to the public at Comic-Con and via director Zack Snyder’s Twitter account.

In the photo, the Israeli actress can be seen wearing a modernized version of the classic Wonder Woman getup: Rather than wearing an American flag-inspired body suit, Gadot’s Wonder Woman is reminiscent of a medieval warrior in bronze armour. She stands in the picture amid exploding volcanos with a determined look in her eyes as sharp as the sword she brandishes.

Not only was her picture shown at the international comics expo in San Diego, Gadot made a surprise appearance there, too, along with co-stars Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill. None of the stars were given a chance to speak, though, as Snyder admitted he was concerned the audience might woo them into letting a spoiler slip.

Fans have been waiting to catch a first glimpse of the Israeli actress playing the iconic character since Gadot was casted in December 2013. Judging by the crowd's reaction in San Diego, they weren’t disappointed.

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice'

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