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D23 Expo books Once upon a Time stars Ginnifer Goodwin and Lana Parrilla

ABC will be hosting several panels and fan-favorite autograph session at this year’s D23 Expo. Among the popular series that will be hitting the event are “Once Upon a Time”, with a panel that will features series creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. Also attending that event will be stars Ginnifer Goodwin and Lana Parrilla.

It will be a day of secret-spilling and story-teasing when “Once Upon a Time” and the very talented performers from the new series “The Muppets” hit the event. The Magic Behind The Muppets will host a panel on Friday, August 14, 10:00 a.m. on Stage 23. The creative artists and some of your favorite characters and surprise guests will be on-hand to demonstrate what it takes to bring these iconic and enduring personalities to life.

The Once Upon a Time: An Evening with Snow White & the Evil Queen panel will begin on Saturday, August 15 at 6:00 p.m. on Stage 23. As Emma Swan transitions into her role as the Dark One, join the resident fairy tale characters as they cope with Emma’s new role and begin the search for Merlin.

This is a journey that will take our heroes from the Enchanted Forest to Camelot and along the way bring many surprises, including Merida from “Brave,” as “Once Upon a Time” introduces its first Pixar character.

Fans will join co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis (“LOST”) and Adam Horowitz (“LOST”) along with series stars Ginnifer Goodwin and Lana Parrilla as they discuss the upcoming season of unexpected twists, evolving characters, new adventures and new rivalries. This panel is sure to bring some surprises you don’t want to miss and an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming season premiere! The Q&A with this fairy tale team will be moderated by D23’s Jeffrey Epstein.

Fans will also have the chance to meet and receive autographs from some of their favorite ABC stars at the Disney | ABC TV Pavilion booth, located on the show floor. There will also be events for “Dancing with the Stars” pro dancers Witney Carson (Season 19 champion) and Allison Holker (Season 20 runner-up), “black-ish” stars Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown and Marsai Martin, “Fresh Off the Boat” stars Randall Park, Constance Wu, Hudson Yang, Forrest Wheeler and Ian Chen and
“The Goldbergs” stars Sean Giambrone and Hayley Orrantia.

D23 EXPO: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event—brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities.

The name “D23” pays homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his first studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first official club for fans in Disney’s 90-plus-year history.

Fans can join D23 at Gold and General Membership levels at D23.com and at DisneyStore.com/D23.

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