The fifth season of the ABC hit series “Once Upon a Time” is going to be a massive departure from anything that the series has put forth in the last four seasons. We couldn’t be more excited to see what Disney has in-store for us when the show premieres later this month, but before that, ABC is inviting “Once Upon a Time” fans to celebrate the magical fifth season premiere with an in-depth look at the series in the unique special, “Dark Swan Rises: A Once Upon a Time Fan Celebration.”
The special fan-centric event will explore what will happen next as Emma Swan becomes the Dark One and will highlight the characters fans love, including the incredible stories that have created an extraordinarily passionate fan base.
Not only will there be recaps, teases and clips but cast members will answer fan-submitted questions and discuss favorite moments as voted on by fans, giving viewers an authentic perspective as they dish on various characters, relationships and backstories.
The special also features interviews with executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz with exclusive insights about the season fans won’t want to miss. “Dark Swan Rises: A Once Upon a Time Fan Celebration” airs SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (7:00-8:00p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
As for “Once Upon a Time” itself, the show stars Ginnifer Goodwin as Snow White/Mary Margaret, Jennifer Morrison as Emma Swan, Lana Parrilla as the Evil Queen/Regina, Josh Dallas as Prince Charming/David, Emilie de Ravin as Belle, Colin O’Donoghue as Hook, Jared S. Gilmore as Henry Mills, Sean Maguire as Robin Hood, Rebecca Mader as the Wicked Witch/Zelena and Robert Carlyle as Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold.