Whats coming up for Emma Swan?

Master storytellers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz (“Lost,” “Tron: Legacy”) invite everyone to join Emma Swan, Snow White, Prince Charming, the Evil Queen, Hook, Rumplestiltskin and all the other resident fairy tale characters as they cope with Emma’s new role as the dark one and they begin the search for Merlin.

“Once Upon a Time” 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, Michael Socha as Will Scarlet and Robert Carlyle as Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold.

Executive producers are Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz, Steve Pearlman and David H. Goodman. “Once Upon a Time” is produced by ABC Studios.

Upcoming Episodes


5.05 – “Dreamcatcher” written by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz | Airdate: October 25, 2015



“Dreamcatcher” – In Camelot, as Mary Margaret and David attempt to retrieve the Dark One dagger, Emma uses a dreamcatcher to look into the past to see how Merlin was transformed into a tree. Together, Emma and Regina figure out the critical ingredient they must acquire to free Merlin, but it’s a race against Arthur, who does not want Merlin released. Meanwhile, with encouragement from his moms, Henry musters up the courage to ask Violet on a date. Back in Storybrooke, the heroes break into Emma’s house hoping to locate Gold, but what they find will give them a glimpse of Emma’s end game. Far from prying eyes, Merida sets about the mission Emma has tasked her with and begins molding Gold into the hero they need to draw Excalibur, on “Once Upon a Time,” SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

“Once Upon a Time” 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.

Guest stars include Amy Manson as Merida, Elliot Knight as Merlin, Liam Garrigan as King Arthur, Joana Metrass as Guinevere, David-Paul Grove as Doc, Mig Macario as Bashful, Olivia Steele Falconer as Violet, Ryan Robbins as Sir Morgan and Guy Fauchon as Vortigan.

SHOOT: ONCE UPON A TIME Films Dark Swan (Jennifer Morrison) & Son Henry (Jared Gilmore) at Swan House in Burnaby

Emma’s House filming: Aug. 25th Notice Of Filming exterior scenes – Regina’s & Emma’s cars x | Hook | Lana & Emilie Sean on location | Dark Emma and Henry x video

SHOOT: ONCE UPON A TIME Films Dark Swan (Jennifer Morrison) & Son Henry (Jared Gilmore) at Swan House in BurnabyScene description X

1st scene: JMo herself (interiors) dunno what was happening

2nd scene: Lana, Sean, Colin, & Emilie – looks like they wanna enter Emma’s house (again we were off to the side, couldn’t see anything)

3rd scene: Jared & JMo (couldnt see the scene)

4th scene: JMo & Jared walking to the bug, they say something, get into the bug and drive off

Castle set (looks like 5×02 set) being constructed x ~ August 26

Regina’s House filming: Aug. 26th Notice of filming interior & exterior scenes ~ August 26: Regina & Emma’s cars outside, 2 interior scenes with Regina, Robin, Henry, exterior scene with Emma knocking on the door, has brief conversation with Regina and then she slams the door x, Dialogue overheardScene Description x:
Emma knocked, they talked, then at some point Emma turned around, took two steps, turned around like she changed her mind about leaving, they talked more and then Regina got into the house and slammed the door. Emma left after a moment.
Regina is holding the dreamcatcher at the door x

August 27 – Night filming at Camelot set constructed in Central Park set pics

Jen, Lana, and Jared spotted in Camelot costumes x, x

Stunt doubles used in the scene for Lana, Liam, and possible Jared x, x

Scenes filmed with Snow, Charming, Emma, Regina, Henry (probably Arthur and Merlin)x

Josh, Ginny, Jen in Camelot Costume x, x

August 28 – scene filmed with Emma, Henry and Regina in Camelot x

September 1 – Fan set report: xJen and Jared filmed with the bug in front of a pumpkin stand that said “Peter Peter’s”. Amy showed up on set before that scene seemed to be finished, but I’m not sure if they filmed together or not.

BTS Pics/Videos/Stills:
August 25, Emma’s house: Album with HQ pics
August 26, Regina’s house: Album with HQ pics
August 27, Central Park (Camelot): Album with HQ pics
BTS Stills

5.06 – “The Bear and the Bow” written by Andrew Chambliss & Tze Chun | Airdate: November 1, 2015

September 12: Emma and Merida filming a scene in the forest x

JMO & Robert filmed – lots of big fans x x x x | maybe not filming ??x

BTS Pics/Videos/Stills:

5.07 – “Nimue” written by Jane Espenson | Airdate: November 8, 2015

BTS pic of Jen & Elliot (Merlin) x

Emma has the dagger x

Sept 22 ~ Elliot (Merlin), Jen, Colin and Beverly (Granny) filmed x

Sept 23 ~ Jen and Colin filming x, Jared & Robert on set earlier x

BTS Pics/Videos/Stills:
September 18: Album with HQ pics

5.08 – “Birth” written by David H. Goodman & Jerome Schwartz | Airdate: November 15, 2015

Emma, Snow, Charming, and Regina filmed at Emma’s house x ~ Sept 25, 2015

JMO: ” double the magic, double the fun” x

Steveston location: October 1st- “filming of a rooftop stunt scene and a couple of dialogue scenes from 6pm to 3am” x | Hook on the roof x | Calls for Emma Swan x | Hook jumps off the roof of SB Library x

Hook ran into Gold’s shop and retrieved object x pic

Hook holds small item to Dark Swan x x | in front of Marine Garage set

Camelot scene – Regina and Emma around the well doing something. “tell me what you’re really afraid of”. Sounds like the reply is “getting answers”. Snowing and Hook then come storming up and Charming yells “Regina!” Snow says something like “you’re being cruel” Regina says “I wasn’t”. Sometime after that Hook says “that’s enough”. Set report for shooting details

BTS Pics/Videos/Stills:

5.09 – “The Bear King” written by Andrew Chambliss | Airdate: November 22, 2015

Hook and Emma in Camelot x

BTS Pics/Videos/Stills:

5.10 – “Broken Heart” written by Dana Horgan & Tze Chun | Airdate: December, 2015

Lana, Gosh, Jmo, Colin, Robert, Emilie, and Jared filming at Regina’s house x

wholly reforged Excalibur bares “Killian Jones” and “Emma Swan” pic x

BTS Pics/Videos/Stills:

5.11 – “Swan Song” written by Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis | Airdate: December 6, 2015

Steveston filming Tues & Wed 10/27 & 10/28

Night scenes: Jen, Colin, Lana, Sean, Josh, Ginny, Jared, and Robert. Emilie may or may not be there, I didn’t see. x

~ Oct 22

BTS Pics/Videos/Stills:

5.12 – “TBA” written by | Airdate: Marchj 6, 2016 100th Episode BTS Pics/Videos/Stills:

i n t e r v i e w s Jennifer Morrison

‘Once Upon a Time’: Jennifer Morrison on Dark Swan

Once Upon a Time’s Jennifer Morrison on the evolution of the Dark Swan ~ September 25, 2015

Once Upon a Time Interview: Brace Yourself For Emma and Hook’s “Difficult” Season ~ July 26, 2015

Jennifer Morrison tells #Extratv why Emma is “the most terrifying threat Storybrooke has ever seen.” ~ VIDEO – SDCC – July 11, 2015

Jennifer Morrison discute de ‘Dark Swan’ et du futur de Once Upon a Time ~ June 20, 2015 (released June 28)

Fairy Tales III Panel – Jen’s answer about the evolution of Dark!Emma ~ June 20, 2015

Jennifer Morrison Is Reading Old Fairy Tales to Play ‘Dark Emma’ on Once Upon a Time ~ June 17, 2015

i n t e r v i e w s Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz

The Dark Swan in Camelot: Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis discuss Once Upon A Time’s fifth season ~ September 27, 2015

Once Upon a Time: 11 Things to Know About Season 5 ~ September 21, 2015

Once Upon A Time: EPs On Emma’s Relationships & A LGBT Story ~ September 18, 2015

Once Upon a Time Season 5 Preview: Emma/Hook in Danger, Regina’s Great Challenge, ‘Hannibal’ Zelena and More

TV Guide Returning Favorites ~ September 15, 2015

Once Upon a Time bosses spill season 5 Dark Swan secrets ~ September 10, 2015

Fall TV Spoilers 2015: ONCE UPON A TIME

Once Upon a Time first look: Find out who’s training the Dark Swan ~ August 11, 2015

Mega Buzz: Will Merida Be Brave Enough to Help Emma on Once? ~ July 15, 2015

The Hot Seat: Once Upon a Time bosses answer your burning questions ~ July 8, 2015

First Look: Emma Goes Dark in Once Upon a Time Promo Poster ~ July 6, 2015

Once Upon a Time first look: The Dark Swan rises! ~ July 3, 2015

‘Once Upon a Time’ Season 5: The quest for Merlin beginsEmma may be dark for a while: When asked to describe Season 5 in one word Kitsis replies to Zap2it, “Swan.” While vague the one word suggests that bringing Emma back to the light will be the central struggle for the heroes.

Lightning Round/Hot Seat Interviews

October 16, 2015
July 8, 2015
April 30, 2015
March 13, 2015
December 26, 2014
October 31, 2014
August 19, 2014
May 7, 2014
April 3, 2014
February 6, 2014
November 21, 2013
October 2, 2013
August 5, 2013
April 19, 2013
March 13. 2013
February 6, 2013
December 21, 2012
November 22, 2012
October 18, 2012
Sept 19, 2012

Xivents Fairy Tales III Convention
June 20 – 21, 2015
Panel w/ Jen, Megan, and Colin Panel w/Jen, Victoria, and Georgina

San Diego Comic Con 2015
Full Panel

Press Room Interviews:
Jen & Colin, Jen & Colin
TVLine cast, Jen & Colin
Jen & Colin, Jennifer
EW Cast interview | JMO Extra TV interview | Access Hollywood: Colin Interviews Jen | Jen & Colin

New York Comic Con 2015 – October 9th
Panel Liveblog
New York Comic Con: What we learned from the Once Upon a Time panel
Audio of the full panel from CohenGal
OUAT NYCC 2015 Panel – VIDEO
JMO OUAT NYCC 2015 – WSJ Interview
Jennifer Morrison: Entertainment Weekly SiriusXM – OUAT NYCC 2015 – VIDEO

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