Kristen Wiig Only Learned About Cheetah For ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

Kristen Wiig recently revealed that she didn’t know much about Cheetah before being approached for Wonder Woman 1984.

The summer season will be here before we know it and Warner Bros has already started its marketing for Wonder Woman 1984 with a major spot in Entertainment Weekly. In the magazine, the people behind Wonder Woman 1984 gave us some insights into their characters and how they operate. Interestingly enough, Cheetah actress Kristen Wiig revealed how little she knew about her character before being approached for the film.

In the film, Kristen Wiig plays Barbara Minerva who is one of a number of characters who took on the identity of Cheetah. The trailers for Wonder Woman 1984 have yet to show Kristen Wiig in her final Cheetah form and instead seem to focus on Pedro Pascal’s Maxwell Lord. But even more surprising is that Kristen Wiig admitted to Entertainment Weekly that she didn’t know a lot about Cheetah before being approached for the film:

“I did not really know so much about Cheetah. Before I even talked to Patty [Jenkins], there was an idea that maybe it might be about being a villain for the movie, so I went online and looked at all the villains of Wonder Woman to try to figure out which one, because I was so excited. And I was really, really happy to find out it was her.”

“I’ve never really played someone who walks into the room and owns it — especially when she starts out so insecure and self-deprecating,” Wiig said. “We didn’t want to see Barbara in Cheetah, and I didn’t want to see Kristen in Cheetah, either.”

What do you all make of Kristen Wiig’s comments? Are you surprised to hear that Kristen Wiig didn’t know much about Cheetah before being approached for Wonder Woman 1984? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Wonder Woman 1984 is being produced by Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Patty Jenkins, Stephen Jones and Gal Gadot. Rebecca Roven Oakley, Richard Suckle, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Walter Hamada serve as executive producers.

Directed by Patty Jenkins from a script she co-wrote with David Callaham and a treatment she developed with Geoff Johns, Wonder Woman 1984 stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Natasha Rothwell, Ravi Patel, Gabriella Wilde, Connie Nielson, and Robin Wright

Wonder Woman 1984 is set to hit theaters on June 4, 2020. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Gal Gatot’s Wonder Woman, Kristen Wiig’s Cheetah and the future of the DC Extended Universe!

Source: Entertaniment Weekly

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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