It's hard to know what to expect when Once Upon a Time returns for season 2 this fall. After all, magic is loose in Maine and the various fairytale creatures have remembered their pasts. But we can learn a little, thanks to the not-magic of spoilers. Keep reading to find out about an upcoming prince, a famous pirate and the season 2 premiere.WARNING: As you might have guessed from the title of this article, there are Once Upon a Time season 2 spoilers here. Such things are dangerous, and I wouldn't be at all offended if you avoided them altogether. Of course, I would be less offended if you continued reading. But it is your choice. Choose wisely.One Day, This Prince Will Come...EW.com
reports that a prince familiar to Disney cartoon fans will be making an appearance in season 2. Julian Morris, a British actor known around these parts for his role on Pretty Little Liars
, will guest-star on Once Upon a Time
as Prince Phillip.
Which one is that? Prince Phillip is the handsome nobleman who awakens Sleeping Beauty (played on Once Upon a Time
by Sarah Bolger) from her cursed nap. On the show, we can expect Phillip to be a skillful warrior and a brave hero.
Just the kind of prince we would all like to see when we wake up!
Less of a Prince
It's not all heroics and nobility when Once Upon a Time
returns. We also get Captain Hook. EW.com
brings us the news that the Peter Pan
villain will be played by Irish actor Colin O'Donoghue. Best known to American audiences for a role in Showtime's The Tudors
, O'Donoghue will show up for at least one season 2 episode.
What will Once Upon a Time
's Captain Hook be like? He is described as a violent and arrogant pirate when working but a stylish and polite gentleman the rest of the time.
There is no word yet on whether a ticking crocodile will make an appearance.The Season 2 Premiere
All of these guest stars are great, but how will Once Upon a Time
season 2 begin? Not surprisingly, the first focus of the fall will be on Snow White and Emma. There is a lot of relationship stuff to work out there -- we might want to prepare for multiple episodes on this subject.
What is the title of this Snow White-centered episode? E!Online
says that it will be called "Broken."
Not such a happy-sounding beginning, is it?Once Upon a Time
season 2 will premiere on Sunday, September 30 at 8pm on ABC.(Images courtesy of WENN and ABC)