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Gal Gadot Reportedly Refusing To Make 'Wonder Woman 2' Unless Brett Ratner Is Out

The actress hopes the studio will side with her as sexual harassment allegations mount against Ratner.

13/11/2017 4:29 PM AEDT
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Well if she wasn't already a hero on the screen, Gal Gadot appears to be using her superpowers for good in real life.

According to 'Page Six' the star of 'Wonder Woman' and the upcoming 'Justice League' is taking a stand, apparently refusing to make 'Wonder Woman 2' until Warner Brothers cuts ties with producer Brett Ratner.

This wouldn't be the first time Gadot has taken action against Ratner. Last month she was set to present him with an award at a dinner for the Jewish National Fund however backed out at the last moment.

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A spokesperson claimed the issue came down to a scheduling conflict as Gadot has been on a worldwide publicity tour with her 'Justice Leage' cast, however it seems more and more likely it may also be due to allegations surrounding the director, producer and founder of RatPac-Dune Entertainment.

Recently actor Ellen Page came forward to say that Ratner had sexually harassed her on the set of 'X-Men: The Last Stand," as well as outing her as gay in front of the film's cast and crew. She was 18-years-old at the time.

Page's co-star Anna Paquin backed her up on Twitter writing, "I was there when that comment was made. I stand with you".

Page's comments came after six other women accused Ratner of sexual harassment and misconduct, allegations that the director denies.

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Ratner is known for directing films like the 'Rush Hour' series as well as 'Horrible Bosses' a film which features three abusive bosses.

According to the 'Page Six' report, Gadot is refusing to allow Ratner and his production company, which helped finance the first 'Wonder Woman', to earn any more money on a film rooted in the empowerment of women.

Earlier in the month Warner Bros. severed ties with Ratner, however according to a statement made by the producer, he claimed he was leaving all Warner projects of his own volition, "until these personal issues are resolved".

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