ABC has released photos and a teaser of the upcoming 100th episode of Once Upon a Time, “Souls of the Departed,” which is also its mid-season premiere. Check them out, below. Once has been on hiatus since the season 5A finale, “Swan Song,” which aired on December 6, 2015. Season 5B of Once Upon a Time premieres Sunday, March 6, 2016, at 8:00pm ET/PT.
Once Upon a Time stars Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Emilie de Ravin, Colin O’Donoghue, Jared S. Gilmore, Sean Maguire, Rebecca Mader, and Robert Carlyle. Greg Germann will guest star as Hades. Since 5B is set in the underworld, expect to see long-lost characters, including: Barbara Hershey’s Cora, Giancarlo Esposito‘s Sidney Glass, Robbie Kay‘s Peter Pan, and Emma Caulfield as the Blind Witch.
Watch this 100th episode teaser. ABC says, “Heroes. Villains. New Worlds. Adventure. Love. Once Upon A Time returns with its 100th episode on Sunday, March 6!”
Check out these new photos from Once Upon a Time’s fifth season.
Here’s more information on the second half of Once Upon a Time‘s fifth season from ABC:
Once Upon a Time: Souls of the Departed (3/6)
AFTER HOOK SACRIFICES HIMSELF TO SAVE STORYBROOKE, THE HEROES FOLLOW HIM TO THE UNDERWORLD WHERE THEY ENCOUNTER FACES FROM THEIR PAST, ON ABC’S SPECIAL 100th EPISODE OF “ONCE UPON A TIME”
Greg Germann Guest Stars as Hades, Barbara Hershey as Cora, Robbie Kay as Peter Pan, Tony Perez as Valet and Giancarlo Esposito as Sidney Glass/Magic Mirror
“Souls of the Departed” — Emma, Regina, Mary Margaret, David, Robin, Henry and Gold arrive in the Underworld, on a mission to rescue Hook, only to discover that their search will be more difficult than they had anticipated. The inhabitants of the Underworld—all souls with unfinished business and many with quite personal vendettas—hound our heroes at every turn. Meanwhile, in an Enchanted Forest flashback, a familiar face from the Evil Queen’s past returns to present Regina with the perfect birthday gift, on the 100th episode of “Once Upon a Time,” SUNDAY, MARCH 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) 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 Barbara Hershey as Cora, Giancarlo Esposito as Sidney Glass/Magic Mirror, Robbie Kay as Peter Pan, Emma Caulfield as the Blind Witch, Tony Perez as Valet, Lee Arenberg as Leroy/Grumpy, David-Paul Grove as Doc, Gabe Khouth as Sneezy, Faustino Di Bauda as Sleepy, Michael Coleman as Happy, Mig Macario as Bashful, Jeffrey Kaiser as Dopey, Steven Roberts as Blacktooth, Stefano Giulianetti as Jester, Jesse Blue as Black Knight, Julia Tortolano as Blueberry Pie Gal and Greg Germann as Hades.
“Souls of the Departed” was written by Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz and directed by Ralph Hemecker.
“Once Upon a Time” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,V parental guideline.
Are you a fan of the Once Upon a Time TV show? Have you been enjoying the fifth season, so far? Do you plan to watch the 100th episode on March 6th? Sound off, in the comments.