Hannibal Casts Its Lady Murasaki

Tao Okamoto (“The Wolverine”) has scored the key role of the dark and mysterious Lady Murasaki in NBC’s “Hannibal”.

Okamoto will have a major guest starring arc in the series as the alluring and classical beauty with a dark secret.

In the Thomas Harris novel “Hannibal Rising,” Murasaki is Hannibal Lecter’s Japanese aunt who developed a quasi-romantic relationship with the young Hannibal.

Okamoto is currently shooting Zack Snyder’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” for Warner Bros. Pictures.

Source: Deadline