Emilie de Ravin Upped to Once Upon a Time Series Regular

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It's official: Once Upon a Time Season 2 will be more beautiful than ever before.

That's because Emilie de Ravin has been promoted to series regular status, confirms ABC. The former Lost star appeared on multiple Season 1 episode as Belle from Beauty and the Beast.

The Return of Belle

The addition of de Ravin to the Once Upon a Time cast follows the same promotion for Meghan Ory (Red Riding Hood). It also comes on the heels of the series announcing a pair of recurring Season 2 roles:

  1. "Anastasia," a princes willing to sacrifice her life of privilege for true love.
  2. "Magnolia," a tough Asian warrior.

Note the quotation marks around these names, as they are likely stand-ins for actual fairy tale characters the show is not prepared to reveal just yet.

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correction on my part A = Aurora (Anatasia)


A = Ariel "Anatasia"
M = Mulan "Magnolia"


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I'm thinking probably Little Mermaid and Mulan. Not the real Anastasia and not Pocahontas because she wasn't a princess and was a real person too. What I'm excited about most is that Belle will be a regular now! Yippie! More Belle and Rumple!


Anastasia can't be the actual princess. One, because she's not a fairtale, and two, the movie version was Fox, not Disney. The copyrights a problem there. I think 'Anastasia' is Ariel, the little mermaid.
Magnolia...yeah. Probably Mulan. Can't think of any other Asian stories they would be throwing in there.


I Ca't wait to see Belle in ss 2. I really interesting in the love of Rumpelstiltskin and Belle. They event an interesting love story from Beauty and the Beast. I can't wait to see what happen for them in season 2. I want to see how Belle affect a bad person like Rumpelstiltskin and maybe love can change and lead him back to the good, back to a better ending.


magnolia = either Mulan, or meg from hercules....both r kinda the only (original) BAD ASS princess/ladies


Anastagia died at 17, she was murdered w her family in Russia in 1908ish


@L: Two problems with your Anastasia theory: 1) She was a real princess, not a fairytale character. 2) She never sacrificed her life for true love.


Yay! She's an interesting character so I cannot wait to see more of her story.

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