‘Army of the Dead’ and ‘Wheel of Time’ stars join Gal Gadot in ‘Heart of Stone’

LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 18: Sophie Okonedo attends the Evening Standard Theater Awards 2018 at Theater Royal on November 18, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Netflix’s highly anticipated spy thriller Stone heartfeaturing wonder woman icon Gal Gadot, has just added a quartet of new names to her track record. The project has been a priority for the streamer since winning the rights to it in a fierce bidding war with various other platforms in January 2021. The hope is that, with Gadot in the lead, it could spawn a franchise of espionage centered on women. compete Impossible mission.

While production just started this week, Stone heart now completes its cast. According to DeadlineOscar-nominated actress Sophie Okonedo, recently seen on Amazon Prime’s The wheel of time, registered for the photo, as did Matthias Schweighöfer. The German actor is best known for starring in Netflix army of the deadas well as directing and directing its spin-off/prequel, army of thieves. Jing Lusi (boobies rich asian) and Paul Ready (Excavation) also boarded.

From director Tom Harper (Peaky Blinders), Stone heart features Gadot as super-spy Rachel Stone, though we don’t know much beyond that at this time as story details remain shrouded in secrecy. Belfast Star Jamie Dornan and Bollywood icon Alia Bhatt have already been announced as having been hired.

From a screenplay by Greg Rucka and Allison Roeder, the film is a collaboration between Netflix and Skydance Media, producers of Mission: Impossible – Fall, The old guardand The Adam Projectfeaturing Gadot red notice colleague Ryan Reynolds, which is coming to Netflix next week. Gadot’s fellow DCEU veteran Henry Cavill is also working on his own spy franchise – Apple TV+ Argylewhich has just unveiled its first images.

Gal Gadot is also set to appear in a historical biopic Cleopatraby Disney White as snow remake (as Evil Queen), and will reprise Diana Prince in wonder woman 3. No word yet on when Stone heart could hit streaming, but 2023 seems likely.