Calling her resident funny girl might not be fair to the other serious work she’s done, but it’s not entirely false either. We know Kristen Wiig from SNL, Bridesmaids, and even her weird stink in Zoolander 2. So yes, the casting is a little dubious when the character is essentially an intense, slightly-crazed archaeologist turned cheetah-woman hybrid, according to the major story arc. But we’ve been through questionable casting before (Batman Affleck saga), so we should be fine.
While we anticipate the sequel, here’s a look at Wiig playing another prominent fantasy role.