Gal Gadot to Star in ‘Irena Sendler’ for Warner Bros; Forms Production Company with Jaron Varsano

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Gal Gadot has started her own production company called Pilot Wave with her business partner and husband Jaron Varsano. The company’s first film will be based from Polish social worker Irena Sendler. Gadot is attached to star the film with Warner Bros producing along Marc Platt.

Justine Juel Gillmer will pen the script. 

You can read the premise of the film below:

Irena Sendler tells the harrowing story of a woman’s defiant stand against Polish Nazi occupation and the incredible network she developed to care for and save 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto. Following her arrest by the Gestapo during the height of the war, the drama becomes a race against time to save not only herself but the identities of the hidden thousands who’ll face certain execution. Justine Juel Gillmer will be writing the screenplay. She just wrote another harrowing Holocaust film, Harry Haft. Gillmer has worked in film and television in her native Australia, and has worked on numerous shows in the U.S. including The 100, Into the Badlands, and is now serving as a writer/co-EP on Amazon’s Wheel of Time.

Source: Deadline