Category Archives: Once Upon a Time


Summer’s here and the time is right for premiere dates to be announced! This morning Fox announced their fall schedule which finishes off our roundup of television shows we love here at The Fairy Tale Site. Beginning with Once Upon a Time, the fairy tale drama/adventure enters its fifth season on September 27th at 8/7c on ABC. Sleepy Hollow returns ... Read More »

Second “Once Upon a Time” Novel Features Red’s Story

Hyperion Books revealed the cover for the latest Once Upon a Time novel, “Red’s Untold Tale”, which will be released September 22nd, 2015. In this story (written by Wendy Toliver), readers travel back in time to follow Red/Ruby’s (played by Meghan Ory) history in more detail than was offered on the show. Judging by the description, this story takes place ... Read More »

ONCE UPON A TIME: Second Half of Season 4 Kicks Off with “Darkness on the Edge of Town”

Once Upon a Time kicks off the second half of the season tonight, and the citizens of Storybrooke are about to face a whole new threat. When we last saw them in December, the Ice Queen was vanquished, Gold was banished, and life was returning to something resembling normal. Obviously that couldn’t last. With Gold banished from town, the residents ... Read More »

MARVEL and ONCE UPON A TIME Team for Second Graphic Novel

What does Marvel Comics have in common with Once Upon a Time? Graphic novels, of course! In the second release from the publisher, Marvel digs into the past of Storybrooke’s beloved characters in an anthology which will tell the stories of Belle and Rumple, Capt. Hook, the Mad Hatter and the Evil Queen. What was life like aboard the Jolly ... Read More »

ONCE UPON A TIME Showrunners Introduce the Divas of Doom

It’s going to be interesting to see how Storybrooke handles not one, but three evil Divas of Doom coming to town in the second half of Once Upon a Time’s 4th season. I’m especially interested in seeing how they explain away the fact that Maleficent was killed by Emma already. And Adam Horowitz and Eddie Kitsis didn’t mention it at all ... Read More »

ONCE UPON A TIME: 41 Photos from “Fall”

From the looks of the photos below, we can expect a lot of action in the fall finale of Once Upon a Time. As the Spell of Shattered Sight approaches Storybrooke, Mary Margaret and David rally the residents to prepare for the curse while Belle and the fairies work together on an antidote. Gold, with Hook as his reluctant servant, ... Read More »

Another Villain Cast for ONCE UPON A TIME

How many villains can one season hold? On Once Upon a Time, apparently 4! Recently, Victoria Smurfit was cast as Cruella de Vil, the first half of this season is wrapping up their “Frozen” storyline with the Snow Queen (Elizabeth Mitchell), Kristin Bauer van Straten is reprising her role as Maleficent, and now we’ve learned that Merrin Dungey (Alias, Hollywood Heights, ... Read More »

ONCE UPON A TIME Welcomes Victoria Smurfit as New Villain

Announced yesterday, Victoria Smurfit (Dracula) joins the cast of Once Upon a Time as Storybrooke’s newest threat. Her character will be introduced when the show returns for the second half of its current season, although we’ll get a sneak peek at her at the mid-season finale. Speculation is that she will play Cruella de Vil, but that’s not confirmed. How ... Read More »

ONCE UPON A TIME: “The Snow Queen” Synopsis and Photos

On the next episode of Once Upon a Time, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella attend Mommy and Me class! I love it when the fairy tale princesses interact, and judging by the photos below, they’ve each carried on their respective royal lines. Plus, we discover the origins of the Snow Queen, and Regina continues her quest to find the author ... Read More »

ONCE UPON A TIME: The Knave Arrives in Storybrooke + Elizabeth Mitchell! {PHOTOS}

The next episode of Once Upon a Time looks like it’s going to be full of interesting developments. First, we saw Elizabeth Mitchell at the ice cream parlor in the final scenes of last week’s episode; now we’re going to find out who she is…and why she hates Elsa. Plus, the Knave arrives in Storybrooke and it looks like the ... Read More »