The former Israeli combat instructor and ex-pageant queen had given up on acting when she landed the role of a lifetime
From a "wonderful woman" to a "wonderful human"
Final preview follows superhero from Amazon to Europe as she meets American pilot (Chris Pine), fights in World War I
The studio is aiming to add Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot to the cast
Jeremy Irons also signs on to play Bruce Wayne's butler
'She has that magical quality that makes her perfect for the role,' says 'Batman vs. Superman' director Zack Synder