'Wolverine' Actress Heads To 'Arrow' For Season 3

Rila Fukushima poses during a photocall for the Stella McCartney Spring 2015 Presentation and Party at Roppongi Hills on July 17, 2014 in Tokyo Rila Fukushima poses during a photocall for the Stella McCartney Spring 2015 Presentation and Party at Roppongi Hills on July 17, 2014 in Tokyo

"Arrow" has recruited Rila Fukushima for Season 3.

Rila will play Katana/Tatsu in The CW hit, taking over for Devon Aoki, who had to depart the series due to a scheduling conflict.

She will be a mentor to Stephen Amell’s Oliver Queen in flashback sequences. Her character will be an important influence on Olly’s journey to becoming present day hero, The Arrow. Tatsu is a recurring role for Rila.

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In the DC Comics, Tatsu Yamashiro is a martial arts expert who wields a katana (the same weapon “The Walking Dead’s” Michonne uses).

Rilo starred in 2013's "The Wolverine" as Yukio.

-- Jolie Lash

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