Kristen Wiig will play DC comics villain Cheetah, a moniker known for having superhuman strength and agility https://t.co/4IBTZBDNeJ— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) March 1, 2018
The Wonder Woman franchise is eyeing an unlikely actress to take on the role of a villain in the 2017 hit's upcoming sequel.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, SNL alum Kristen Wiig is in talks to play Cheetah, a baddie first introduced in the Wonder Woman comic books in 1943.
Wonder Woman 2 will reunite star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins and will reportedly be set in the 1980s amid the Cold War.
Few other details are known about the project so far.
Just the possibility of Kristen Wiig as an evil furry in Wonder Woman 2 has brought my cold dead heart back to life— lando lover (@ejgbarker) March 1, 2018
Kristen Wiig as Cheetah in WONDER WOMAN 2 would be "Heath Ledger as the Joker"-level inspired casting.— Scott Mendelson (@ScottMendelson) March 1, 2018
They're casting Kristen Wiig as Cheetah in the WONDER WOMAN sequel?! pic.twitter.com/ken7xCrLHB— William Bibbiani (@WilliamBibbiani) March 1, 2018
I like Kristen Wiig, and I wonder if she would kill this and surprise the heck out of everyone. It's just a bit unexpected for me!— Talking Wonder Woman (@LetsTalkDiana) March 1, 2018
(my personal casting was Naomie Harris or Gemma Arterton)