I always think Jessica Biel is an actress who’s actually better than the roles she gets suggests, and hopefully she’ll be able to get to prove that in The Wolverine, as director James Mangold has offered her the role of The Viper in The Wolverine. She would join a cast that also includes Will Yun Lee and Brian Tee, who will play villains The Silver Samurai and Noboru Mori.
The Viper has an intriguing past history with Wolverine. At one point she was an ally to Logan and yet also blackmailed him into marrying her. It isn’t known if The Viper will be a friend, foe or a bit of both to Hugh Jackman’s character. Indeed at the moment Biel hasn’t even accepted the role.
The Wolverine follows the title character to Japan, where he hopes to find out more information about who he really is. Production is scheduled to begin in August, with shooting to take place in both Australia and Japan. (Source: Twitch)