Kristen Wiig confirmed to play next "Wonder Woman" villain

Kristen Wiig will join the next "Wonder Woman" film, confirmed director Patty Jenkins. Wiig will play the villain Cheetah in "Wonder Woman 2." Cheetah is known for her speed and reaction time, as well as her sharp claws.

"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," Jenkins tweeted. "Can't wait to finally work with one of my favorites. And SO excited by what we have planned. #Cheetah!!! @GalGadot."

Gal Gadot also expressed her excitement to see Wiig on board, tweeting "This is going to be WONDERful!"

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