Gal Gadot, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Dwayne Johnson Among 700 Members Invited to The Academy

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Wednesday that it has invited over 700 new members to join its prestigious organization.
Among its 774 new members are Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot, Oscar nominee Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth, Priyanka Chopra, Leslie Jones, Amy Poehler, Betty White, Naomie Harris, Donald Glover, Riz Ahmed, Adam Driver, Chris Pratt, Anna Faris, Margot Robbie, Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, Shailene Woodley, Ruth Negga, Edgar Ramirez and many more.
This year's number breaks 2016's record of invitees, which was 683. The new members come from 57 different countries, with a 359% increase in women and 331% increase of people of color invited to join The Academy from 2015 to 2017.
"We’re proud to invite our newest class to the Academy," Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs said in a statement. "The entire motion picture community is what we make of it. It’s up to all of us to ensure that new faces and voices are seen and heard, and to take a shot on the next generation the way someone took a shot on each of us."
For a full list of the celebrities, directors, writers, cinematographers and more, click here.