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Jessica Biel Joins ‘The Wolverine’ as Viper

Jessica Biel as The Viper
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Looks like The Viper is making an appearance in ‘The Wolverine,’ the upcoming sequel to ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine,’ and she’ll be played by none other than the stunning Jessica Biel.

According to Deadline, Biel has been cast as the stunning Victoria in the film, which finds Hugh Jackman reprising his role as the gruff mutant in Japan. Steel swords will undoubtedly clash with his fierce, adamantium-endowed claws.

The Viper is a character with a long history in the Marvel universe, first appearing as a foe in ‘The Avengers‘ comics, and trained by HYDRA (who you may remember as the entity under Red Skull’s authority in ‘Captain America’).

In the ‘X-Men’ comics, The Viper tried to assassinate Mariko Yashida for her lover, Silver Samurai — Yashida, as we already know, will play a part in ‘The Wolverine.’ Production begins this August, with much of the stage portions being filmed in Australia, though many other elements will be filmed in and around Japan.

Biel can be seen next in Len Wiseman’s remake of ‘Total Recall,’ and the French horror flick ‘The Tall Man.’ She’s no stranger to comic book films, having appeared in ‘Blade: Trinity,’ but let’s hope ‘The Wolverine’ is just a little better than that, yeah?

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