'True Blood' Star Cast as Maleficent on 'Once Upon a Time'


Kristin Bauer


Kristin Bauer, who plays vampire Pam on the HBO show, will appear as the evil witch from 'Sleeping Beauty' in an episode of the upcoming series.

Kristin Bauer will ditch her fangs to play wicked Maleficent on "Once Upon a Time". The Pamela Swynford De Beaufort of "True Blood" has landed a one-episode guest spot on the new series that will debut on Sunday, October 23, a spokesperson for ABC has confirmed.

Sharing her excitement about the new role, Bauer tweeted on Tuesday, September 27, "Packing for Vancouver - to shoot #OnceUponaTime - new fantastical TV show." She further teased, "Just got to Vancouver & had fantastical wardrobe fitting! Not sure Maleficent's future But the present is pretty fun!"

According to TVLine, the role of the evil witch from "Sleeping Beauty" was originally given to Paula Marshall ("Californication"). However, it was reported that "producers decided to go in a different direction." Bauer will appear in the second episode that will air on October 30.

Coming from "Lost" writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, "Once Upon a Time" is a fantasy family drama that centers its story on Emma Swan who's been on her own ever since she was abandoned as a baby. Her life is changed after she meets a boy who tries to convince her that fairytale characters actually exist and are living in the modern time.

"House M.D." alum Jennifer Morrison takes the lead role as Emma. She is joined by Ginnifer Goodwin, Joshua Dallas, Jessy Schram, Lana Parrilla and Giancarlo Esposito among others in the cast ensemble.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. NSFW! Emily Ratajkowski Poses Completely Nude for LOVE Magazine
  2. This Transgender Performer Suggests She Had an Affair With Kanye West
  3. Kim Kardashian Is 'Furious' After Video of Her Partying Hard Exposed
  4. Is Ben Affleck Done Playing Batman? WB Reportedly Plans His Exit
  5. 'Avengers: Infinity War' Leaked Photo Reveals Spider-Man and Doctor Strange's Scene
  6. Birthday Girl Julianne Hough Ditches Bikini Top During Romantic Honeymoon
  7. Beyonce and Jay-Z Hire 18 New Staff for Twin Kids
  8. 'Gambit' Is Being Reworked Following Success of 'Deadpool' and 'Logan'
  9. Jeremy Meeks and Chloe Green Make Out During L.A. Coffee Run: We Are in Love
  10. Beyonce's Madame Tussauds Wax Figure 'Adjusted' After Whitewashing Controversy

CELEBS PHOTO