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The Wolverine (2013): Jessica Biel Out; Fox looking At Other Actresses For The Viper

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Wed, 07/18/2012 - 03:55

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:2229:]]A few days ago word came out that Jessica Biel was in talks with Fox to play The Viper, aka Madame Hydra, in the Hugh Jackman's The Wolverine.

However, that seems not to be the case anymore — even though it was confirmed some time later that Biel had been cast.

According to The Collider, a source has informed them that talks have broken down between Jessica Biel and Fox Studios.

No reason was cited, but The Collider notes that Fox is currently looking at other actresses for the role of The Viper.

With filming on the movie set to begin next month, you can bet more cast announcements will be forthcoming.

Cosmic Book News will be sure to update.

The Wolverine has a July 26th, 2013 release date, is being directed by James Mangold, stars Hugh Jackman, with Christopher McQuarrie and Mark Bomback on a script adapted from Frank Miller and Christopher Claremont's comic arc from 1982.