Once Upon A Time Casting News, Facebook Fun, The First Nine Minutes And MORE

Remember when … October 23 seemed so very far away? It’s now this Sunday and that means it’s finally time for the Once Upon a Time premiere! And we have news and an exceptionally long trailer and even some Q&A time with the co-creators, to help you prepare.

Two more guest stars have been announced; one was actually announced by the star herself. That would be Emma Caulfield, Anya from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. TV Line Reports are that she’ll be playing the evil blind witch of Hansel & Gretl fame. She confirmed via Twitter last week:

emma caulfield emmacaulfield emma caulfield yes i will be reuniting w/@JaneEspenson and @liztigelaar on Once Upon A Time. heading to Van next week. Can’t wait. 10 Oct

Also cast as a guest star in the show is Ben from Covert Affairs, Eion Bailey. According to TV Guide, he’ll beplaying “The Stranger.” Ooooo. We know he does “attractive and mysterious” very well, so we’re looking forward to this.

Star Ginnifer Goodwin tweeted about a question-and-answer session to be held on the show’s Facebook page tomorrow (Friday):

Ginnifer Goodwin ginnygoodwin Ginnifer Goodwin Sorry, that’s Pacific Time! “Ooo! Friday 10:30am facebook.com/OnceABC there’s a live q&a with the creators of #OnceUponATime!”

There’s also a fun app to play with on their page, called Ask the Magic Mirror.

Okay okay, here’s what you’ve been waiting for: you can actually WATCH THE ENTIRE PILOT ONLINE, right now, on IMDb!

Don’t want to take the time? How about the first nine minutes, right here:

Once Upon a Time premieres Sunday, October 23 at 8/7c on ABC.

Erin Willard
Written by Erin Willard

Erin is the Editor In Chief and West Coast Correspondent for SciFiMafia.com