We recently reported that Kristen Wiig was in talks for the role of Cheetah in the upcoming Wonder Woman 2 film. This morning, it has been confirmed that she has landed the part.
Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins took to Twitter this morning to confirm the casting.
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
Wonder Woman 2 is scheduled to begin production in May of 2018 with Patty Jenkins returning as director and Gal Gadot reprising the title role. The movie hits theaters on November 1, 2019.