Jessica Biel Offered Viper In 'The Wolverine'

It's been a busy couple days for the James Mangold directed The Wolverine. Just a couple days ago word began to circulate that Will Yun Lee, Brian Tee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Rila Fukushima and Tao Okamoto were joining the cast. That flurry of action covered the Japanese characters in the story but left some key spots to fill.

And now a big one has dropped. Twitch has learned that Jessica Biel has been offered the role of Viper, a complex character who at one point was a peer of Logan's as well as an enemy. She was a major player in criminal organization Hydra and, in one story arc, blackmailed Logan / Wolverine into marrying her. This could be interesting.

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alycakes1564d ago

This would be so cool. I just love her. She does really well in action movies too.

aDDicteD1563d ago

i dont know if its a good idea because if her character is associated with hydra then the film might be ambitious to try to connect wolverine with the avengers via captain america storyarc, while i know that the current storyarc is set in japan with silver samurai as the main villain. i hope whatever they are planning will be good. the last wolverine was entertaining but there were inaccuracies that caught most of my attention.