Rila Fukushima to Play Tatsu Yamashiro in Arrow’s Third Season
Deadline reports that Rila Fukushima (Wolverine) has landed a major recurring role on the hit CW drama Arrow. She will play Tatsu Yamashiro, a character that first appeared in the Green Arrow origin series graphic novels published by DC Comics. She is a Japanese martial arts expert who wields a deadly sword, a blade from which her codename Katana is derived.
She replaces Devon Aoki, who was originally cast in the role but pulled out because of a scheduling conflict.