"I had five months of pre-production of doing horse riding and martial arts and a lot of body work," Gadot said about her intense workout regimen.
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The actress also had to take weapons training, archery and sword fighting lessons, as well as get casts of her legs made to create her custom Wonder Woman boots.
Wonder Woman boot making ? #flashback #wonderwoman
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Her hard work wasn't overlooked by co-star Chris Pine, who complimented Gadot on her dedication to the role.
"She is physically very imposing," he said.Read more at Entertainment Tonight