Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) Will Receive Rising Star Award at PSIFF Awards Gala

It’s soon time to roll out the Red Carpet at the 29th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala!

All eyes will be on Palm Springs on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 as Hollywood’s shining stars be honored for their incredible achievements on the silver screen.

The first honoree announced is Gal Gadot, who will receive the Rising Star Award – Actress, for her performance in Wonder Woman.

“Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman showed us a strong, capable, poised, curious and compassionate character, and her performance has been universally praised, resonating with audiences everywhere.  Gal plays the immortal warrior so well, and the film’s themes are especially apt for today, empowering all types of people-women and men, young and old-the world over,” said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. “The Palm Springs International Film Festival is honored to present Gal Gadot with this year’s Rising Star Award – Actress.” 

Past recipients of the Rising Star Award include Ruth Negga, Alicia Vikander, Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick and Dakota Fanning.

Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonder Woman is based on the iconic DC character.

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