Goodwin had stated in interviews that she would love to play Snow White, and called her acceptance of the role "a no-brainer. He explained,. He's still a man with the same emotions as any other man. He's a Prince, but he's a Prince of the people. He gets his hands dirty. He's got a kingdom to run. He has a family to protect. He has an epic, epic love for Snow White.
He's like everybody else. He's human.
Thus, like space, there must have been no time before this cosmic juncture. Though the majority of physicists agree on the birth of time, battle. I want yo money [Hook] Once upon a time, not long ago. I was a ho. And I'm admitting it. I won't take it back 'cause I did the shit. I was a ho.
Jennifer Morrison was hired for the part of Emma Swan. Gold was given to Robert Carlyle ,  after having been written with him in mind, though the writers initially thought he would not accept the part. You could see Ginny actually jump, the first time he did that character. It was fantastic! Archie Hopper. For the third season, Michael Raymond-James was promoted to a series regular as Neal Cassidy,  while Ory did not return as a series regular due to commitments to the TV series, Intelligence.
Before the series was renewed for a seventh season, Jennifer Morrison announced that, if the series were to be renewed, she would not be returning as a series regular for that season but agreed to return for one episode to wrap up Emma Swan's storyline.
It's also a job, and often an exploitive one. One Sony exec still has thinks that it will eventually be shown in China—after it wins an Academy Award. But Tarantino's fantasies in this case aren't just covering up someone else's ugly history. Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire. Making a movie for the first time is about the same level [of frightening] as making love for the first time. Quentin would sit beside the camera and work with Leo in terms of creating a performance that was extremely similar to what McQueen had done in The Great Escape. For Emma Swan, life has been anything but a happy ending.
Gilmore and Emilie de Ravin would also be leaving the show after the sixth season's finale aired. Along with departures, Andrew J. West and Alison Fernandez were announced to be joining the seventh season of the show as series regulars after guest starring in the previous season's finale. They will portray an older Henry Mills and his daughter Lucy respectively.
In July , actresses Dania Ramirez and Gabrielle Anwar were announced to be joining the cast of the seventh season as series regulars, playing new iterations of Cinderella and Lady Tremaine , respectively. In September , Mekia Cox , who portrays Tiana , was promoted to a series regular. Principal photography for the series takes place in Vancouver , British Columbia. During filming, all brightly colored objects flowers, etc.
Certain sets are additionally filmed in separate studios, including the interior of Mr. Gold's pawn shop and the clock tower, which are not found in Steveston. During the first six seasons, the Enchanted Forest and Storybrooke, Maine are the main settings of the series. The Enchanted Forest is a realm within Fairy Tale Land, but the actual spread and scope of the realm is not known. However, they are later united during the Ogre Wars, which played a part in the formation of the War Council that is formed by Prince Charming and served as the catalysts in the backstories involving Rumpelstiltskin and the Evil Queen.
Several independent kingdoms are implied by an array of different rulers. Most of the stories detailed their earlier lives before ascension to power and being influenced by their mentors through their upbringings. Meanwhile, Storybrooke serves as an isolated town separated from the rest of the Land Without Magic, where the cursed inhabitants are trapped by various forces.
During the seventh season, the New Enchanted Forest  is shown as the main setting, along with Hyperion Heights, Seattle.
The inhabitants are in conflict with each other, most notably between Lady Tremaine, Cinderella, Drizella, a resistance led by Tiana, and the Coven of the Eight led by Mother Gothel. Most flashbacks shown involve events that happened before the original curse and before the latest curse that brought everyone to Hyperion Heights, where unlike Storybrooke, its cursed inhabitants are living among ordinary people.
The show, including its spin-off , have explored beyond the main settings to numerous realms, each based on fairy tales, literature, and folklore. As a nod to the ties between the production teams of Once Upon a Time and Lost , the former show contains allusions to Lost.
Mark Isham composed the series' theme and music.
On February 14, , an extended play album featuring four cues from the score was released by ABC Studios. The series has been licensed to over countries. It premiered on Channel 5 in the United Kingdom on April 1, Critical response to the first season was generally positive. On Metacritic , it was given a score of 66 out of with "generally favorable reviews". In a review from the St. Several feminist outlets were pleased with the show for its feminist twist on fairy tales. Avital Norman Nathman of Bitch stated that she liked the show for "infusing a feminist sensibility" into the stories.
Wilson went on to state of the lead: "Her pursuit of a 'happy ending' is not about finding a man or going to a ball all gussied up, but about detective work, about building a relationship with her son Henry, and about seeking the 'truth' as to why time stands still in the corrupt Storybrooke world. The first season premiered as the top-rated drama series. The program was nominated for the former award again at the 39th Saturn Awards , but lost to new series Revolution. Jared S. In , Disney-owned Hyperion Books published Reawakened by Odette Beane, a novelization of storylines from the first season, expanded to include new perspectives.
The novel was published on April 28, , as an ebook and May 7, , in paperback form. In , production company Kingswell Teen published Red's Untold Tale , by Wendy Toliver, a novel telling a story of Red's past that was not seen in the show.
The novel was published on September 22, and consisted of pages. In , Kingswell Teen published a second novel, Regina Rising , also written by Wendy Toliver, which depicts the life of a sixteen year old Regina.
The novel was published on April 25, The novel was published on May 8, A comic book, titled Once Upon a Time: Shadow of the Queen , was released on September 4, , in both digital and hardcover forms. Shadow of the Queen details what happens after the Evil Queen takes the Huntsman's heart.
She forces the Huntsman to commit evil, and try to capture Snow White yet again. The Huntsman faces his past, and also meets Red Riding Hood, who is trying to cope with her beastly alter ego. Together, they team up and try to save Snow White before all is too late. A "teaser presentation" began shooting in April , and the pilot was shot in late July or August.
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We are not generally retelling the exact same story as the fairy tale world. There's the threat of her knowing she's an evil queen and then there's just the pure simple fact that the biological mother has stepped into her world and the threat of losing her son is just enormous. That's a fear that I think any adopted mother would have. I think that's going to really help the audience relate to Regina in some level.