'Grimm': Amy Acker creates murderous web as a black widow


When Amy Acker joins "Grimm" on Friday (Feb. 10) as Lena, a black widow spider who must kill men and devour their insides to stay young, there's a little bit of her in the role. But it's not in the nefarious sense.Like any performer, Acker wanted to know more about her character's motivation. And with Lena, Acker dons a new disguise every time she goes out to kill. But she was curious why, so she consulted EP David Greenwalt.Acker explains she asked Greenwalt, "What reason does she have for changing her look. Is it because she doesn't want to be recognized or she can't deal with herself doing what she's doing?""He was like, 'Yeah, it's because she doesn't want to be recognized.' But then he's says, 'But I kind of like the other thing too.' So I sort of added a little of that into [the role]," she adds.Acker can have these discussions with Greenwalt...



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