Can’t wait for Once Upon a Time Season 6 to return on March 5, 2017? Here’s a refresher, with previews from San Diego Comic-Con 2016…
[This article was written for and originally published on LaughingPlace.com on September 25, 2016]
Once Upon a Time returned to San Diego Comic-Con for the sixth year, delighting a packed Ballroom 20 on the most popular day of the convention. Spoiler alert! If you haven’t seen all the episodes of last season, we dive right in at the panel. We review the highlights of Season 5 as we prepare for the next mind-twisting season our producers have in store.
Yvette Nicole Brown moderated this panel, offering a refreshing perspective (as she herself is a huge fan of OUAT). Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz (executive producers) returned with favorites from the cast: Colin O’Donoghue (Killian / Captain Hook), Jennifer Morrison (Emma Swan), Lana Parilla (Regina/ Evil Queen), Josh Dallas (David / Prince Charming), Emilie DeRavin (Belle), Rebecca Mader (Zelena/Wicked Witch), Jared Gilmore (Henry / the Author).
Notably absent were Ginnifer Goodwin (Snow White / Mary Margaret) and Robert Carlyle (Rumplestiltskin).
A Review of Season 5
An emotional Season 5 followed our heroes’ journey from Camelot to the realm of Hades in the Underworld. Emma embraced her role as Dark Swan. King Arthur was not as honorable as history recalls, obsessed with his broken Excalibur sword fragment, and striving to re-forge the blade with the Dark One’s dagger.
Killian almost dies in Camelot. Emma turns him into a Dark One in an attempt to save his life, and erases everyone’s memory that this happened. When Killian discovers he is a Dark One, he gives in to the darkness, resurrecting all the previous Dark Ones through a portal to the Underworld. Continue reading “Once Upon a Time” Season 6 Teasers: San Diego Comic-Con