Gal Gadot will be joining the voice cast of Disney’s”Ralph Breaks The Internet,” it was announced Friday.

The actress, who shot to fame for her role in “Wonder Woman,” will be voicing new character Shank, “a tough and talented driver in an intense and gritty online racing game called Slaughter Race,” according to the statement from Walt Disney Animation Studios.

“Ralph and Vanellope encounter Shank and her unusual cohorts when they venture to the internet in search of a replacement part for Vanellope’s game, Sugar Rush. Shank, a tough-as-nails street racer, takes her role and her tricked-out car very seriously and doesn’t like to lose. When Vanellope finds herself in a street race with Shank, her Sugar Rush driving skills are put to the test–and Shank is impressed.”

The sequel to the 2012 hit “Wreck-It Ralph” will hit theaters on Nov. 21. The film also stars John C. Reilly as Ralph, and Sarah Silverman as Vanellope.

Gadot launched her film career as Gisele Yashar in the “Fast and the Furious” franchise but her breakout came when she joined the DC Extended Universe as Diana Prince, a.k.a. Wonder Woman, in 2016’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” followed by the solo film “Wonder Woman” (2017) and the ensemble “Justice League” (2017). She’s currently filming “Wonder Woman 1984” and set to star alongside Dwayne Johnson in his upcoming action flick “Red Notice.”

“Shank is amazing at driving cars and has this bad-girl vibe to her. But as the movie goes on you realize how fun, wise and warm she really is on the inside, which is what I like most about her,” Gadot said in the statement.

Gadot also shared the news on Twitter, writing, “I’m so excited to finally announce that I am playing a character named Shank in Disney’s #RalphBreaksTheInternet hitting theaters this November! Such an amazing experience to be apart of this project with such great creators and cast! Welcome to Slaughter Race!”

Writer and director Phil Johnston praised Gadot’s abilities as a voice actor. “There’s so much texture to her voice and so much living in her voice,” he said. “If Ralph is Vanellope’s big-brother figure, we wanted a big-sister figure. We wanted someone that Vanellope would look up to, and Gal is definitely someone kids — and a lot of adults I know — aspire to emulate. I can’t imagine anyone else embodying that part.”

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA – MARCH 04: Gal Gadot attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones – Arrivals at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, CA. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – MARCH 12: Actress Gal Gadot arrives at the premiere Universal’s ‘Fast & Furious’ held at Universal CityWalk Theaters on March 12, 2009 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: Actor Gal Gadot attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – MARCH 04: Gal Gadot and Yaron Varsano attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MAUREEN COFFLARDThe cast of the movie ‘Fast and Furious 5’ (from left) director and producer Justin Lin, US actors Tyrese Gibson and Vin Diesel, Spanish actress Elsa Pataky, US actor Paul Walker, Israeli actress Gal Gadot and US actor Dwayne Johnson pose on April 28, 2011 in Marseille during a photocall. The movie will be released on French screens on May 04, 2011. AFP PHOTO / BORIS HORVAT (Photo credit should read BORIS HORVAT/AFP/Getty Images)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – MARCH 04: Actors Gal Gadot and Tiffany Haddish attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – MARCH 04: Actresses Frances McDormand (L) and Gal Gadot attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)

THE OSCARS(r) – The 90th Oscars(r) broadcasts live on Oscar(r) SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre� at Hollywood & Highland Center� in Hollywood, on the ABC Television Network. (Craig Sjodin via Getty Images)
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HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: Gal Gadot (L) and Yaron Varsano attend the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 07: Actresses Michelle Rodriquez, Gal Gadot, Elsa Pataky, Gina Carano and Jordana Brewster attend the ‘Fast & Furious 6’ World Premiere at The Empire, Leicester Square on May 7, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Universal Pictures)

SANTA MONICA, CA – JANUARY 11: (L-R) Writer Emily V. Gordon, actor Gal Gadot, director Patty Jenkins and actor Kumail Nanjiani attend The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The Critics’ Choice Awards )

SANTA MONICA, CA – JANUARY 11: Gal Gadot, Patty Jenkins poses at the The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 20: Gal Gadot attends the 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 20, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

SANTA MONICA, CA – JANUARY 11: TV personality Katie Couric, director Patty Jenkins, SeeHer Award recipient Gal Gadot and SeeHer executives attend The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for The Critics’ Choice Awards )

SANTA MONICA, CA – JANUARY 11: (L-R) Writer Emily V. Gordon, actor Gal Gadot, director Patty Jenkins and actor Kumail Nanjiani attend The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The Critics’ Choice Awards )

SANTA MONICA, CA – JANUARY 11: Director Patty Jenkins (L) and Gal Gadot attend The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

SANTA MONICA, CA – JANUARY 11: Actors Gal Gadot (L) and Chris Hemsworth attend The 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Actress Gal Gadot attends the 2018 National Board of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)

PALM SPRINGS, CA – JANUARY 03: Actress Gal Gadot arrived at the Variety’s Creative Impact Awards And 10 Directors To Watch At The 29th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival at Parker Palm Springs on January 3, 2018 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 07: In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal, Presenters Dwayne Johnson and Gal Gadot speak onstage during the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 05: Brooklynn Prince (R) and Gal Gadot attend the 18th Annual AFI Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for AFI)

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 04: Brooklynn Prince (L) and Gal Gadot attend W Magazine’s Celebration of its ‘Best Performances’ Portfolio and the Golden Globes with Audi, Dior, and Dom Perignon at Chateau Marmont on January 4, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for W Magazine)

PALM SPRINGS, CA – JANUARY 02: Gal Gadot attends the 29th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2018 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Palm Springs International Film Festival )

UNITED STATES – JUNE 19: Israeli Ambassador Arye Mekel, former Miss Israel Gal Gadot and her boyfriend Yaron Varsano (l. to r.) attend a Maxim magazine party at the club Marquee. (Photo by John Roca/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 12: Actor Corbin Bleu and actress Gal Gadot walk the red carpet during the CW Network celebration of its new series ‘The Beautiful Life: TBL’ at the Simyone Lounge on September 12, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)




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