13 February 2013 8:52 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

In a (delightfully) Grimm turn of events, onetime 24 villainess Shohreh Aghdashloo has landed a recurring role on NBC’s fairytale drama, TVLine has learned exclusively.

The Oscar-nominated actress will play Stefania Vaduva Popescu, a powerful ally sought out by Claire Coffee’s Adalind. Stefania is referred to as the “Zigeunersprache,” or Queen of the Schwarzwald Gypsies, and her family’s roots run deep in the woods of Austria.

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Aghdashloo’s first episode is slated to air in April. Grimm, meanwhile, resumes its second season on Friday, »


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