by: Maggie Loyal
Tao Okamoto has signed on to NBC’s HANNIBAL for a guest-starring arc. She is set to play Lady Murasaki, a beautiful woman with a dark secret. Hannibal stars Hugh Dancy and Mads Mikkelsen and explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist (Mikkelsen) and his patient (Dancy), a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers. The series has been renewed for a third season.
Okamoto is currently filming the Zack Snyder-directed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice for DC Entertainment, where she plays Mercy Graves, a character from DC comics who served as Lex Luthor’s bodyguard and chauffeur. Okamoto was also featured in 20th Century Fox’s The Wolverine, which starred Hugh Jackman and Famke Janssen.
Okamoto is repped by ICM.