We’ve got another Wonder Woman 1984 villain. Pedro Pascal, best well-known for playing Oberyn Martell in Game of Thrones, will be Maxwell Lord in the Wonder Woman sequel starring Gal Gadot, director Patty Jenkins confirmed. It was already known Pascal would appear in the movie, but his part remained a mystery until now.
— Patty Jenkins (@PattyJenks) October 24, 2019
Well hello… Max,” Jenkins tweeted, tagging Pascal in a comic book image of Mr. Lord. Jenkins and Pascal worked together on the 2015 TV movie Exposed. In the comics, Lord can control others with his mind, although doing so takes a toll on his body.
These are hectic times for Pascal, who’ll also star as a bounty hunter in the Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian on new streaming service Disney+. He plays the role of a lone Mandalorian gunfighter operating in the outer reaches of the galaxy.
Wonder Woman 1984 is, pushed back from its original December 2019 release date to avoid competing with . The superhero film will also star Kristen Wiig . Cheetah has long been an opponent of Wonder Woman, with four diverse incarnations since her 1943 debut.
The much-anticipatedis expected to release Dec. 8.