“It was a slap in the face”: Fast X Star Charlize Theron Felt Humiliated After Being Offered Superhero Role in $822M DC Movie
Charlize Theron has done a lot of roles that have shown her at different ages. From a mother to a daughter, the actress has a range of movies that very well makes her a massively loved actress. She has always given her best no matter the role and it has helped her in her career greatly. However, one particular role that was offered to her really put her on the spot and she chose to refuse it as well.
Gal Gadot has also done her part when it comes to displaying her talent. She has been in multiple movies all showcasing just how far she has come in her career. One particular movie made it possible, a movie that almost included Charlize Theron; Wonder Woman.
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Charlize Theron Was Offered A Role In Wonder Woman
Charlize Theron once got a call to be part of Wonder Woman and she was more than happy to learn just how it would work. She was excited to get a role offered that she had no idea about and was keen on learning about how she could indulge in the life of a superhero. These hopes were very quickly shattered.
“This is a great example of how Hollywood like slaps you in the face when you start aging.”
Theron asked that she is very unfamiliar with Wonder Woman’s character so there is a lot she would need to be filled in about. However, she was corrected very quickly. The casting director confirmed that the role was not for the lead character but instead for her mom. The role of Hippolyta was initially offered to the actress, who is only nine years older than Gadot. The shock that Theron experienced was truly an eye-opener for her. That was the moment she realized that Hollywood saw her as an older actress now.
Gadot was only 32 when she was offered the role and Theron happened to be 41 years old.
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Gal Gadot Is A Wonder Woman With Barbie Energy
Gal Gadot is an actress who is ravishing in her beauty and can conquer any movie with her charismatic performances. That is why her role as Diana Prince stood out so vibrantly. While Margot Robbie is one of the most popular actresses at the moment, Gal Gadot is a close second. As the titular character in Barbie, she attracted a lot of fans towards her. However, there was a chance Gadot was also going to be part of the movie because of her “Barbie energy.”
Gadot was offered the role but she wasn’t available for the role. Although it was her aura that became the foundation to cast any other Barbie in the movie.