Sanada, who portrayed one of the Others, Dogen, will play Kioshi Takeda, a Japanese businessman with ties to Emily Thorne (Emily Van Camp). Also known for his starring role in The Last Samurai opposite Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe, the actor will first appear in Episode 9.
Executive-produced by Mike Kelley, the contemporary take on The Count of Monte Cristo debuted to 10.15 million viewers. Its latest outing on Wednesday drew 7.9 million viewers, prompting ABC to pick up the freshman series for a full season.
Revenge airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on ABC.