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Jessica Biel Bows Out of 'Wolverine' Talks

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Jul. 19 2012, Published 10:24 a.m. ET

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Although it looked like Jessica Biel may have easily morphed into a sexy villain for The Wolverine, the actress has passed on the role.

Just last week we heard she landed the exciting new gig, but reports are surfacing that she has chosen to walk away!

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, she bowed out of talks. Apparently, not doing a superhero role is nothing new for Justin Timberlake's fiancée; she was in talks with Warner Bros to play Wonder Woman in a Justice League of America film back in 2007 and alas, that didn't happen, either.

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So, this means there's still an opening for someone to playthe friend-turned-foe of Hugh Jackman's character. Looks like the studio needs to move pretty quickly on filling the spot — shooting begins next month in Australia! 

The Wolverine will be released next July. Who do you think should star in the role?

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