'Once Upon a Time' Season 5: The quest for Merlin begins

"Once Upon a Time" Season 4 ended with a new mission for the Storybrooke heroes having a new mission and their savior (Jennifer Morrison) absorbing the powers of the Dark One.Though Season 5 won't premiere on ABC until the fall of 2015, Zap2it is keeping tabs on everything you need to know before the show returns -- starting with inside scoop from creators Adam Horowitz and Eddie Kitsis.RELATED: Why Emma becoming a villain is best for the showEmma 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.The quest for Merlin: The key to banishing the darkness from Emma will be finding Merlin. There's no word on who will play the legendary sorcerer (or whether Arthur and his knights will also be involved) but...

'Once Upon a Time': Is Rumpelstiltskin out of chances?

Of all the dark characters on "Once Upon a Time," Rumpelstiltskin (Robert Carlyle) is the one fans hate to love the most.Over the course of four seasons his broken promises of change have crushed more hearts than can be counted. As Season 4 draws to a close and Rumple's heart grows blacker by the second -- is there still hope that he can turn things around and be the good guy Belle (Emilie de Ravin) once believed he could be?"Rumple's weakness is his inability to get rid of power. It's hard to do the right thing," show creator Eddie Kitsis says to Zap2it. "We like to write about that and show that it's okay. Not everyone wakes up every day and their first instinct is 'I'm going to do the right thing the perfect way.' A lot of people make mistakes. For us, it's interesting for that character."RELATED: 'Once Upon a Time' Season 4...

Once Upon a Time's Patrick Fischler Teases Topsy-Turvy Finale, Reflects on Lost, Mad Men and Other Roles

Patrick Fischler across his TV career has been slugged by the very best of them, including Mad Mens Don Draper and Losts Sawyer. And this Sunday on Once Upon a Times Season 4 finale, Isaac Heller aka The Author will again be on the receiving end of a punch though his portrayer wont reveal []

Outlaw Queen and 8 More Crazy Theories About Once Upon a Time's Finale

  Once Upon a Time has thrown out the rulebook, so to speak, in favor of a new one. On the fantasy drama's two-hour season finale on Sunday (8/7c, ABC), we will see the results of The Author's ( Patrick Fischler ) new book, Heroes and Villains , in which the good characters we know and love have swapped ...   Read More....

ONCE UPON A TIME Renewed By ABC for Season 5

ONCE UPON A TIME will return for a fifth season, co-creator Adam Horowitz announced on Twitter. Season 5 of #OnceUponATime is officially a go! Thank you all for your support! Excited to bring you more! Adam Horowitz (@AdamHorowitzLA) May 8, 2015 ABC reps have yet to comment, but OUAT has long been an important []

Once Upon a Time Season Finale Photos: The Author's Twist

On this Sunday'sOnce Upon a Time season finale, the Author turns out to be the wild card thatStorybrooke never saw coming, as he teams up with Rumpelstiltskin to give heroes and villains a whole new twist. Once he's done, will anyone get their happy ending? Check out these photos from Once Upon a Time Season 4 Episode 22, "Operation Mongoose Part 1," scheduled to air Sunday, May 10th on ABC...   Read More...

Once Upon a Time Bosses Tease Secret Finale Scene, Tackle 'End Date' Topic

Almost a year to the day that Once Upon a Time surpisedviewers with a partingglimpseof Queen Elsa, the ABC series this Sunday will uncork another top-secretseason-ending scene. But unlike a year ago, this filmed-in-secrecy twist wontintroduce any familiar fairy tale face but a different kind of surprise element, one that will have repercussions for Season []

'Once Upon a Time' finale first look: Who's going to die?

The future for our favorite fairy tale characters is looking pretty bleak as Once Upon a Time turns heroes into villains in its two-hour season finale. Now that the Author (Patrick Fischler) has everything he needs to rewrite history, Snow White (Ginnifer Goodwin) is turning evil, Regina (...   Read More...

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 4 Finale: Operation Mongoose Parts 1 and 2 Photos

Operation Mongoose is heating up in the ONCE UPON A TIME season finale, and things are a bit topsy turvy as the Author has taken it upon himself to rewrite the fate of our characters. Check out some photos from the hour ONCE UPON A TIME airs Sundays at 8 PM on ABC. Related: ONCE []

'Once Upon a Time' Finale Sneak Peek: Evil Snow Threatens Regina

In a clip from Sunday's season finale, an evil Snow wants to destroy Regina for ruining her happily ever after.   Read More...