Kristen Wiig has taken on the role of Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2.
Director Patty Jenkins took to Twitter 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
Cheetah – AKA Barbara Ann Minerva – is a classic comic book foe for Wonder Woman, a thief transformed into an animal goddess following a supernatural ritual.
Gal Gadot will reprise her role as Diana Prince in the sequel, which has a confirmed release date of 1 November 2019.