KRISTEN WIIG Confirmed as WONDER WOMAN 2's CHEETAH

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Updated March 9, 2018: Kristen Wiig has officially joined the cast of Wonder Woman 2 as the villainous Cheetah.

Director Patty Jenkins tweeted the news Friday morning, saying "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!!!"

Wonder Woman 2 is due out in theaters November 1, 2019.

Original Story: Kristen Wiig is in talks with Warner Bros./DC Films to play Cheetah in Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman 2, according to Deadline. Scheduled to hit theaters November 1, 2019, the as-yet-untitled Wonder Woman sequel is described as a "top priority" for the studio.

Variety adds to the story, saying that Wiig was approached by Jenkins about playing the role before she began scouting locations for the film. The Hollywood trade goes on to say that Wiig has since met with studio executives about the role.

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