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COMIC-CON NEWS: ONCE UPON A TIME Panel With Little Mermaid Sighting

Saturday, July 20, 2013. 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Ballroom 20.

  • Sneak peek of season three shown at the end of the panel with first look at the red-headed Little Mermaid, Ariel, from showrunners Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. She steals a fork from Grumpy (Lee Arenberg)’s lunch.
  • Season 3 will be focused mainly on the “Jolly Roger gang” — Emma (Jennifer Morrison), Snow (Ginnifer Goodwin), Charming (Josh Dallas), Rumple (Robert Carlyle), Regina (Lana Parrilla) and Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) — and their bid to save Henry (Jared Gilmore) from Peter Pan. Read More »COMIC-CON NEWS: ONCE UPON A TIME Panel With Little Mermaid Sighting

SHOOT: Josh Dallas, Ginnifer Goodwin & Colin O’Donoghue Filming on ONCE UPON A TIME Pirate Ship Set in Steveston for 2×13

While  Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold, Emma, and Henry leave Storybrooke to find Rumple’s long-lost son Bae in Manhattan, Anton the Giant  (Jorge Garcia) is held captive on Captain Hook (Colin O’Donoughue)’s pirate ship at the Storybrooke docks.

ABC shared some photos with TVLine last week of Charming and Snow (Ginnifer Goodwin)  in a confrontation with Anton, the Giant on the  ship. I arrived too late to see them filming these on the  floating priate ship set at the Britannia Heritage Shipyard set in Steveston last December (I’d been  downtown in Gastown watching OUAT’s first unit filming Manhattan scenes).  I  did get  there in time to  see Ginnifer Goodwin (wrapped in a red plaid blanket) come off the dock and pose for photos with waiting fans taken by Josh Dallas. Lucky fans. 

Bringing the floating set back to dock.

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SET: ONCE UPON A TIME Films on its Floating Pirate Ship Set in Steveston

Is Storybrooke offering weekly tours of Captain Hook’s pirate ship? It sure seems so. Ever since Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) and Cora (Barbara Hershey) sailed through a portal into this sequestered town in Maine at the end of the mid-season finale, we’ve seen a parade of townsfolk visiting the ship from the kidnapped Archie (Raphael Sbarge) to the uninvited RumBelle (Robert Carlyle & Emilie de Ravin) to the kidnapped Giant (Jorge Garcia), who’ll show up when the show returns with new episodes in February.

I’ve also spotted Charming (Josh Dallas), Snow (Ginnifer Goodwin), Emma (Jennifer Morrison), Henry (Jared Gilmore), Grumpy (Lee Arenberg), Regina (Lana Parrilla) and others too spoilery to mention on board since late last year when Once Upon a Time started filming scenes on this new floating set at the Britannia Heritage Shipyard Park in Steveston south of Vancouver.

The priate ship set is a truncated version of the Tall Ship Lady Washington which first appeared in Fairytale Land flashbacks of Captain Hook on his pirate ship — the Lady Washington is the exact same ship used in the first Pirates of the Caribbean movie when it was known as the HMS Interceptor, the fastest ship in the Caribbean. It looked magnificent as Captain Hook’s ship sailing up Howe Sound Read More »SET: ONCE UPON A TIME Films on its Floating Pirate Ship Set in Steveston