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Kristen Wiig To Play Villain In 'Wonder Woman' Sequel

March 09, 2018 - 3:22 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- When you think Kristen Wiig, you probably don't think villain,

But that may soon change.  Wiig has been cast to play Wonder Woman's rival "Cheetah" in the film's sequel.

Director Patty Jenkins made the announcement via Twitter Friday.

Jenkins said she "can't wait to finally work with one of my favorites'' and is very excited by what they have planned

 "Wonder Woman" herself, actress Gal Gadot also shared her excitment about Wiig and tweeted, "This is going to be WONDERful.''

Jenkins made history by becoming the highest-paid female filmmaker when she signed on to direct the sequel to the 2017 blockbuster.

So far, the sequel is untiltles and is expected to hit theaters December, 2019.