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

"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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