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'Wonder Woman' Director Confirms Kristen Wiig Will Play Cheetah in Sequel!

'Wonder Woman' Director Confirms Kristen Wiig Will Play Cheetah in Sequel!

Kristen Wiig will play Cheetah in the upcoming Wonder Woman sequel!

Following early reports that the funny Bridesmaids actress was tapped to star as the villian in the upcoming movie, director Patty Jenkins confirmed the news on Friday (March 9).

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“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,” Patty wrote on Twitter.

The film, which is set during the Cold War in the 1980s, is set to hit theaters in 2019.

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