Kristen Wiig just landed a role that will have her butting heads with Wonder Woman in the next feature film focusing on the superhero. The “Saturday Night Live” alumna will play Wonder Woman rival Cheetah in the sequel.
Director Patty Jenkins confirmed the news today on Twitter, saying she “can’t wait to finally work with one of my favorites.”
“Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot welcomed her rival, tweeting: “This is going to be WONDERful.”
“Jenkins reportedly became the highest-paid female filmmaker in history when she signed on to direct the sequel to the 2017 blockbuster ‘Wonder Woman,'” the AP notes, adding: “No title has been announced for the film, which is scheduled to hit theaters in December next year.”