Once upon a time, a young girl named Alice took a trip down a rabbit hole and experienced fantastical adventures that would sound insane to anyone in the real world.
That's exactly where we find Once Upon a Time in Wonderland's Alice (Sophie Lowe) when the Once Upon a Time spin-off premieres on Thursday (8/7c, ABC). It's been years after her journey following the White Rabbit (voiced by John Lithgow), and Alice finds herself in a mental institute after her quest to get evidence that Wonderland exists results in the loss of her love, a genie named Cyrus (Peter Gadiot).
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With Alice on the brink of receiving a procedure that would wipe her memories clean, former ally the Knave (Michael Socha) and the White Rabbit come bearing news that Cyrus is actually alive — and thus begins Alice's journey back to Wonderland...
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Now that Once Upon a Time is back, TVGuide.com decided it's time for our ninth Lightning Round with the brain trust behind ABC's fairy-tale drama, executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis.
Lightning Round 8: Once Upon a Time bosses answer your burning questions
We grabbed your fan questions off Twitter and hit up Horowitz and Kitsis for a quick round of scoop, in which the producers had the option to answer, "Yes," "No" or "Can't Answer." Some of their answers, and possible non-answers, are pretty telling, so check them out below:
Like its predecessor, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland adds new details to a familiar fairy tale to tell an entirely different story.
To wit: This Alice (Sophie Lowe) has to escape from an insane asylum to make her way back to Wonderland, where she hopes to reunite with the love of her life, a genie named Cyrus (Peter Gadiot).
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland taps Naveen Andrews as Jafar and more scoop from Comic-Con
Once Upon a Time spin-off Wonderland made a splash at its first Comic-Con panel by announcing the introduction of the evil Jafar, with Lost's Naveen Andrews being tapped to play Aladdin's Royal Vizier of Agrabah.
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All signs point to Neverland!
That's pretty much what Once Upon a Time executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis told fans at the show's PaleyFest panel on Sunday after teasing the final two episode titles of Season 2. Hint: They're the directions to Neverland! But that wasn't the only clue given, and it definitely wasn't the only scoop the producers and cast provided!