Rutina Wesley Cast as The Tooth Fairy’s Blind Love Interest on NBC’s ‘Hannibal.’

Rutina Wesley

True Blood actress Rutina Wesley will be sinking her fangs into another decidedly dark role.

TV Line reports that Wesley will be appearing on the NBC series Hannibal in a recurring role as Reba McClane, a blind woman who is also the coworker and love interest to character Francis Dolarhyde. Dolarhyde is also known as “The Tooth Fairy,” a ruthless serial killer that murders random families whenever there is a full moon. His strong feelings for McClane are a source of internal struggle for Dolarhyde, who tries to suppress his homicidal tendencies as a result of his love for her.

Reba McClane is a significant character in Red Dragon by Thomas Harris, the novel is part of the series Hannibal is based on.

Season 3 of Hannibal will premiere this summer.