“Wonder Woman,” starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot, shattered box office records in the U.S. But the film isn’t getting as warm a reception from some countries due to Gadot’s Israeli heritage.
Lebanon became the first country to outright ban the film last week, and now, according to the Jerusalem Post, it’s been removed from a film festival in Alegeria. Tunisia has also suspended showing the movie, the newspaper reports.
Israeli news site YNet reported on Monday that Jordan too was mulling over whether or not it will allow the film to be screened.
The controversy over the film stems from criticism of Gadot.
The actress served in the Israeli Defense Forces, a requirement of all Israeli citizens when they reach the age of 18, and has been an advocate for Israel. She praised the IDF’s military actions in Gaza… Read Full story via foxnews.com -> HERE!