Jessica Biel is in negotiations to play Viper in 20th Century Fox’s The Wolverine.
Biel will play the friend-turned-foe of the titular Marvel mutant, played by Hugh Jackman.
By day, she is known as Victoria, the secretary for the corrupt
minister of justice. By night, she becomes Viper, working for a man who
hopes to control a ninja society called the Hand. She is also the lover
of the Silver Samurai.
Biel joins a cast that already includes at Will Yun Lee, Brian Tee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Rila Fukushima and Tao Okamoto.