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Kristen Wiig to play villain in ‘Wonder Woman’ sequel

The hilarious actress has landed a huge new role

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Kristen Wiig is set to play the villain in the Wonder Woman sequel.

The film’s director Patty Jenkins announced the exciting news on Friday, and revealed that the 44-year-old actress will play ‘Cheetah’, who was created by Doctor Psycho and is one of Wonder Woman’s most notable enemies.

“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,” Patty tweeted.

“Can’t wait to finally work with one of my favorites. And SO excited by what we have planned. #Cheetah!!! @GalGadot.”

Gal Gadot, who plays the lead role of Wonder Woman, also tweeted, “I’m SO excited welcome on board Kristen! This is going to be WONDERful!”