Los Angeles: ‘Wonder Woman’ star Gal Gadot is gearing up to act and executive-produce a limited series about film actor and inventor Hedy Lamarr for Showtime.
The series is from ‘The Affair’ co-creator/executive producer Sarah Treem, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ producer Warren Littlefield and Endeavor Content.
According to reports, Treem is in negotiation to write the limited series, which will chronicle the life and career of Lamarr. While Gadot will executive produce the limited series with her husband and producing partner Jaron Varsano.
The Austrian-born Lamarr started her career in Czechoslovakia in the early 1930s before leaving her husband and moving to Paris. In London, she met Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio head Louis B Mayer, who offered her a movie contract in Hollywood, where she starred in ‘Algiers’ (1938), ‘Boom Town’ (1940), ‘I Take This Woman’ (1940), ‘Comrade X’ (1940), ‘Come Live With Me’ (1941) and ‘Samson and Delilah’ (1949).