9 June 2017, 13:33
Wonder Woman was pregnant with a Wonder Baby and you never even noticed.
Wonder Woman is having one hell of a week at the box office. The new DC film has broken all types of records and a sequel has been pretty much confirmed. Stories of the film’s success have dominated headlines, but here’s something you may not know.
Wonder Woman, was pregnant while the movie was being filmed.
Right, so this is Gal Gadot.
She did a hell of a job with Wonder Woman and, oh yeah, she had a baby in March 2017. “Wait, but how is that possible,” you ask? “Didn’t she just film Wonder Woman, like, 12 minutes ago,” you say.
Yes. Yes, she did. Brace yourselves. Gal Gadot was FIVE WHOLE MONTHS PREGNANT while shooting the film.
While much of the shooting for the film wrapped by May, 2016, reshoots for Wonder Woman took place in November, 2016. In fact, November was also the month Gal shared the news of her Wonder Baby on Instagram
So, how did they hide Gal’s baby bump during reshoots?
According to insiders, the film’s costume department decided to cut a hole in her costume and replace it with green cloth. The green cloth worked the same way green screen technology does. They were able to a hide Gal’s bump in post-production in order to match her pre-pregnancy body.
Director Patty Jenkins even joked about Gal being pregnant on set, saying, “now, at least, we will be able to tell her daughter Maya that she’s in her mom’s stomach right then, in the middle of that battle scene.”
This isn’t even the first time in recent memory that it was revealed that a famous person did something incredible while pregnant. Take a moment to recall the fact that Serena Williams, the greatest athlete of our generation, was pregnant when she won her 23rd tennis Grand Slam.
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