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Agena will play Madoka Akagi, a second-generation Japanese-American woman who loses her teenage son, Kuma, in a devastating tragedy that her husband believes is no accident.
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Man in the High Castle, Revenge) also will guest-star as Takeshi Himura, the Akagis’ family friend and lawyer whose loyalty provides great comfort during a related trial.
On Monday, Agena posted an Instagram photo of herself (see top of post) with the caption, “Early morning on the Grimm set.”
Agena and Tagawa will appear in Episode 17, titled “Inugami,” of the current season.Fun fact: Helen Pai, the Gilmore Girls producer on whom the character of Lane was based, served as a co-producer on Grimm.