Warning: Minor spoilers for “Wonder Woman 1984.”
“Wonder Woman 1984’s” bifurcated release strategy seems to have been a success for all parties involved. The movie topped the box office breaking several pandemic-era records along the way and a third installment of the franchise is being fast-tracked for production.
Beyond the film’s commercial success, the “Wonder Woman 1984” also holds a special place in its lead actor’s heart, People reports, as the movie provided her the opportunity to perform with her family.
According to Today, Gal Gadot, who plays the film’s titular character acted alongside her husband and two daughters, Maya, 3, and Alma, 9, in one of the film’s final scenes.
While the following paragraphs don’t reveal any information pertinent to the plot of “Wonder Woman 1984,” they do recount a scene in detail, so consider this your (very gentle) spoiler warning.
In the movie’s penultimate scene, Diana walks through a snowy, crowded park that’s been decorated for the Christmas season. During her stroll, the hero is unintentionally hit by a snowball as a young boy and girl are playing nearby.
The director commented on her son’s cameo in a Dec. 26 tweet.
#WW84WatchParty Here we are. Christmas scene, and my beloved son with Gal's daughters and husband was amazing. Seeing them when we recounts the things that trulu make life worth living felt so right. (sadly my husband was out of town but you can find him elsewhere if you try:)— Patty Jenkins (@PattyJenks) December 27, 2020
According to Today, the girl in the scene is played by Alma, Gadot’s daughter, and the young boy is director Patty Jenkins’s son, Asa. Once the two youngsters realize their blunder, they each offer the hero a one-word apology.
A few moments later, at the same park, there is a quick montage showing happy park guests, including a man and his daughter riding a carousel together. The man is Gadot’s husband, Yaron Varsano, and the young girl is Maya, the couple’s youngest daughter, BuzzFeed reports.
“This movie is more than just a movie for us, for me, for Patty,” she said. “It completely changed my life and the amount of labor and thought and emotions that we put into the movie is just a lot. I couldn’t have done my movie without the support of my amazing family, and to have them captured in the film with me meant a lot. An amazing, amazing souvenir that we will cherish forever.”
If you look closely in #WonderWoman1984, you’ll see Gal Gadot’s husband and their two daughters along with @PattyJenks’s son.— Kevin McCarthy (@KevinMcCarthyTV) December 15, 2020
Loved speaking with @GalGadot about what it meant to have her family appear in the film. Tune to #GoodDayDC today for more of our interview! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/GbDn3Bj9wu
“Wonder Woman 1984” is now playing in movie theaters nationwide and is available to stream at home on HBOMax.