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Jessica Biel turns down The Wolverine

Jul 19, 2012 | 5:00am EDT

The A-Team beauty was approached by casting directors last Friday (13Jul12) to star as sexy villain Viper, a love interest for Hugh Jackman's mutant superhero character, but she has since turned down the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

It's not the first time Biel has rejected a job in a comic book adaptation - in 2007, she quit negotiations to play Wonder Woman in a planned Justice League of America movie.

The Wolverine will be directed by James Mangold and is due to begin production next month (Aug12) in Sydney, Australia.

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