Biel will play Abigail, the daughter of Whistler (Kris Kristofferson) who inherits the vampire-slaying duties that once belonged to Blade (Wesley Snipes). The third installment of the Marvel Comics-based franchise is being written and directed by David Goyer.
"I think Jessica will blow people away in 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre,' and we are excited to have her next movie," New Line production president Toby Emmerich said.
Shooting starts in September in Vancouver.
Blade: Trinity was released December 10th, 2004 and stars Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Dominic Purcell, Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Parker Posey, Mark Berry, John Michael Higgins. The film is directed by David S. Goyer.