Kristen Wiig is cast as Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2.
Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins confirmed today that actress Kristen Wiig has been cast as the villain Cheetah for the Wonder Woman sequel. Jenkins posted the announced on her Twitter account earlier today.
Word has it that the Cheetah that will be featured in the film will be the third, of four, Cheetah, Barbara Ann Minerva. Minerva is a British anthropologist who takes on the mantle of Cheetah after locating the Lost City of Urzkartagan and walks into the middle of an ancient ritual. It is also being said that the film will be set in the 1980's during the Cold War and will follow Diana Prince as she takes on the Soviet Union.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
What do you think about this casting? Do you think Wiig can pull off a serious role like Cheetah or will they twist the role to suit Wiig's comedic background?
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Source: Twitter - Patty Jenkins