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Best known for playing Tara Thornton on [True Blood](series:200767) for seven seasons, Rutina Wesley has now joined the cast of Hannibal for it's upcoming third season.

Wesley is set to play Reba McClane, a blind woman who enters into a relationship with the psychotic Francis Dolarhyde (the recently cast, Richard Armitage) and helps soothe his murderous urges.

Richard Armitage
Richard Armitage

Reba McClane has previously appeared on screen twice already ; played by Joan Allen in Manhunter and then by Emily Watson in Red Dragon.

Joan Allen in Manhunter and Emily Watson in Red Dragon
Joan Allen in Manhunter and Emily Watson in Red Dragon

Hugh Dancy's Will Graham will met Dolarhyde from around the eighth episode of the third season of [Hannibal](series:721010).

Will Graham
Will Graham

No word, as of yet, on how many episodes Wesley will be in or the date of her first appearance.

(Source: Dark Horizons)

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