Gal Gadot's road to worldwide superstardom wasn't easy. The reluctant Miss Israel beauty queen turned actress was a law student before dabbling in the creative arts. In various interviews promoting "Wonder Woman," the 32-year old recalled how many rejections she had before landing such a pivotal role in her career. She once auditioned for James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy" in the role of Nebula, which eventually went to Scottish actress Karen Gillan. Gadot also apparently auditioned for "Mad Max: Fury Road," but that role went to a bigger Hollywood name: Charlize Theron.

Gal Gadot opens up about her past auditions

Gal Gadot's biggest role before joining the DCEU as Wonder Woman is Gisele Yashar in the "Fast & Furious" franchise. She played the role for six years, spanning four installments of the box office hit franchise. In 2016, she was reintroduced to moviegoers as Wonder Woman in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," a polarizing film that divided fans of the comic book series and the film. She finally took on the lead in this year's "Wonder Woman," which earned over $800 million in the worldwide box office. But before all this success, the actress actually auditioned for "Mad Max: Fury Road," Mashable reported. According to Gadot, she lost the part because she wasn't famous enough to land it just yet.

She explained, "“I had so many almosts for big, great things, but I was never big enough of a name...They always need someone with 'the big name.'" The actress also shared that she was told multiple times that if she landed a role, it would definitely change her life. That turn finally came with "Wonder Woman," which is now touted as the best film this year.

Actress shares behind the scenes look at 'Wonder Woman'

Following the successful release of "Wonder Woman" in June, the film is heading to 4K, Blu-ray and DVD this September 19, Screen Rant reported. In it, fans should expect more specials, like behind the scenes footage. Gal Gadot took to Twitter to share a behind the scenes look at herself and Chris Pine on the set, with bloopers that make them both end up laughing.

In the video's caption, she explained how her co-star Pine loved to call her "Giggle Gadot" because she would end up giggling after a funny take on set. She also mused, "I enjoyed filming every second of the movie." "Wonder Woman" arrives on home video this September 19, on 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD. Check out the behind the scenes sneak peek below.