A report recently came out that Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig was in talks for the villainous role of Cheetah for the upcoming Wonder Woman sequel. And now those talks have come to fruition.
Director Patty Jenkins took to her Twitter account to announce that Wiig had been officially cast in the role.
So excited to confirm the most thrilling news. Yes! It’s true! So incredibly lucky to welcome the sensationally talented Kristen Wiig to our Wonder Woman family. Can't wait to finally work with one of my favorites. And SO excited by what we have planned. #Cheetah!!! @GalGadot pic.twitter.com/Gn0jICiIAH
— Patty Jenkins (@PattyJenks) March 9, 2018
There have been four different Cheetahs throughout DC Comics history, so which one she’ll be playing is still a mystery.
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