Naturi Naughton has signed on to appear in The Wolverine the sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine. She will play Cecilia Reyes, described as a “doctor and former X-men member. She is able to generate a force field that is tied to her life force,” reports Indie Wire.
The movie also stars Hugh Jackman and Kelly Hu and starts production in October and to be released in 2012.
Naturi also co-stars in the upcoming NBC show, The Playboy Club. The show is about the men who hang out at the Playboy Club in Chicago and the women who work there. It has been receiving criticism for the portrayal of women.