If you are a fan of “Superman: The Animated Series,” then you are familiar with Lex Luthor’s badass driver/bodyguard, Mercy Graves. It was reviled on DC Comic’s web series, DC All Access’ during their breakdown of the “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” that the Asian women escorting Zod’s body, played by Tao Okamoto is cast as Mercy Graves.
Mercy Graves made her first appearance in the “Superman: The Animated Series” TV show back in the 90’s. From then on, Mercy as made other appearances in other Superman TV shows and comics. Mercy was co-created by Bruce Timm, the director and character designer of both the Batman and Superman Animated Series, along with writer and producer, Paul Dini.
Tao Okamoto also played Mariko, the love interest in 2013’s “The Wolverine” staring Hugh Jackman, Brian Tee, Hiroyuki, and Rila Fukushima.
You can catch Tao Okamoto in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” set to hit theaters March 25th, 2016.