Kristen wiig is going head-to-head with gal gadot in wonder woman 2

To keep up the anticipation, director Patty Jenkins gave the audience an exciting bit of news.

"Wonder Woman" lead Gal Gadot also expressed her excitement to have the "Bridesmaids" star aboard.

The casting, as shocking as it may be at first, is one of the first official details concerning Wonder Woman's sequel.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jenkins made the announcement Friday on Twitter.

"So excited to confirm the most thrilling news. Yes!" Rumour two is that she will indeed by played by Kristen Wiig. It is true! We are incredibly fortunate to welcome the talented and the sensational Kristen Wiig in our family Wonder Woman.

Jenkins said in her post that she "can't wait to finally work with one of my favorites" and is very excited by what they have planned. Director Patty Jenkins confirmed today (March 9) that the amusing Bridesmaids star had officially signed on to star opposite Gal Gadot in the untitled Wonder Woman sequel, set to hit theaters next year. "And I'm super excited with what we have planned!" . The first film proved itself to be an undeniable hit, and Wonder Woman 2 is now in development, hoping to recapture that magic for its 2019 release.

Cheetah initially is set to start out as Miss Minerva, who gains powers after discovering the lost city of Urzkartaga, and an ancient ritual within it. "This is going to be WONDERful!" It will be interesting to see her transformation for this promising villain. Beyond Jenkins promising that Wonder Woman 2 will be totally different from Diana's origin story, development has been kept under wraps.

Vanessa Coleman