The 46-year-old filmmaker took to Twitter to confirm the news.
"So excited to confirm the most thrilling news. Yes! It's true! So incredibly lucky to welcome the sensationally talented Kristen Wiig to our Wonder Woman family. Can't wait to finally work with one of my favorites. And SO excited by what we have planned. #Cheetah!!! @GalGadot (sic)," Jenkins wrote, alongside Wiig's picture.
"Wonder Woman" lead Gal Gadot also expressed her excitement to have the "Bridesmaids" star aboard.
"I'm SO excited welcome on board Kristen! This is going to be WONDERful! (sic)" Gadot wrote.
In DC Comics, the character of Cheetah is feline-esque with strength and speed to make her Wonder Woman's worthy adversary, EW reported.
The sequel reportedly begins filming in May and is scheduled for release November 1 next year.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)