Kristen Wiig is set to make her debut as Cheetah when Wonder Woman 1984 is released on October 2, 2020, and now a ‘Cheetah’ sticker pack for WW84 has given us a new look at Wiig’s transformation. Like previously revealed, Cheetah’s face will be more human-like in the movie rather than a little feline-like.
Cheetah/Barbara Ann Minerva is a British archaeologist who gained her power after ingesting a combination of human blood and leaves of Urzkartaga, the plant god Urzkartaga. Minerva, the Post-Crisis and current Cheetah, is the 3rd incarnations of the supervillain. She made her debuted in Wonder Woman (vol. 2) #7 published in August 1987.
Wonder Woman 1984 was previously set for December 13, 2019, and then moved to November 1, 2019, again to June 5, 2020, before moving from August 14 to October 2.release date. This is the fourth time that the movie has been delayed.
Wonder Woman 1984 is the ninth installment in the DC Extended Universe. The film is directed by Patty Jenkins. It will take place in the ’80s during the Cold War between the US and the then-Soviet Union, and will see Diana Prince/Wonder Woman faces two new villains, Kristen Wiig’s Barbara Minerva, aka Cheetah, and Pedro Pascal’s Max Lord while dealing with the mysterious return of Chris Pine’s Steve Trevor.
Wonder Woman 1984 Stars:
- Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman
- Chris Pine as Steve Trevor
- Kristen Wiig as Barbara Ann Minerva/Cheetah
- Pedro Pascal as Max Lord
- Robin Wright as Antiope
- Connie Nielsen as Hippolyta
- Natasha Rothwell in an undisclosed role
- Ravi Patel in an undisclosed role
- Gabriella Wilde in an undisclosed role
Jenkins wrote the film with Geoff Johns and David Callaham. Gal Gadot made her debut as Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), before making her full debut in Wonder Woman (2017) and Justice League (2017). The first Wonder Woman film was the highest-grossing movie of summer 2017 earning $412.5 million in the US and $821.8 million worldwide.