Kristen Wiig in talks to star in Wonder Woman 2 as villain Cheetah


DC fans continue to be hopeful and are now looking forward to the sequel of Wonder Woman, which is set to release in November 2019. Related News
Diljit Dosanjh is not over Gal Gadot yet, posts another message for her and KylieHas Diljit Dosanjh moved on from Kylie Jenner? Wiig is popularly known for films Bridemaids, Ridley Scott’s The Martian and all-female reboot Ghostbusters, which also starred Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. Wonder Woman was released in June last year and raked in more than 821 million dollars at the worldwide box office. The sequel is rumoured to be set in the 1980s against the backdrop of the Cold War. Its success also prompted Warner Bros to lighten the tone of Justice League, and that was one of the things about it that were appreciated. The DC’s superheroes’ ensemble, however, couldn’t live up to the critics’ expectations. With iconic superheroes like Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and having them fight together for the first time against a common enemy on the big screen and still failing to lure in moviegoers has to be an achievement, obviously, of a sort, Warner Bros and DC would not like to attain again. It’ll also be directed by Patty Jenkins and have Gal reprising her role. His comment on Gal Gadot’s photo suggests soGal Gadot reflects on her incredible last year with ‘best 9 of 2017’ photoActor Kristen Wiig is in negotiations with Warner Bros and DC Entertainment to star in Wonder Woman 2. The immense success of Wonder Woman showed that there is a huge audience for a well-made female-led superhero movie. Actor Gal Gadot will reprise the titular role with director Patty Jenkins once again helming the project. The 44-year-old actor has emerged as the frontrunner to play the role of Cheetah, who is known to possess superhuman strength and agility in the comics, reported Variety. (With inputs from PTI)
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Kristen Wiig has been offered the role of Cheetah, who is known to possess superhuman strength and agility in the DC comics. Wonder Woman was also seen in last year’s Justice League.