Once Upon a Time Casts Ursula, Confirms Appearance of Second Famous Villain

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Once Upon a Time is about to go under the sea.

Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that Alias alum Merrin Dungey has been cast on Once Upon a Time Season 4 in the role of Ursula from The Little Mermaid, a character previously voiced by Yvette Nicole Brown.

And she won’t be arriving alone.

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EW has also confirmed that Victoria Smurfit will portray Cruella de Vil in 2015, with this duo joining forces with a returning Kristin Bauer van Straten, who will reprise her role as Maleficent in the latter half of the season.

To what end? It's unclear.

But will we tune in to find out? You bet!

In the meantime, you can watch Once Upon a Time online in case you missed this past Sunday's two-hour blockbuster:

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Once Upon a Time Quotes

You have the purest heart of anyone I've ever know. That's who you are and that's who you're going to stay.


True love isn't easy but it must be fought for because once you find it, it can never be replaced.

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