Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin
Does Hook's arrival in Storybrooke spell danger for Belle? Will Emma finally get some bonding time with her dad? And will Regina finally find love again?
Before Once Upon a Time returns on Sunday, Jan. 6 (8/7c on ABC), TVGuide.com decided it's time for our fourth Lightning Round with the brain trust behind ABC's fairy-tale drama: executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis!
Lightning Round 3: 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:
Was Cora (Barbara Hershey) always this evil?
Adam Horowitz: No.
Will Hook (Colin O'Donoghue) find any allies in Storybrooke?
Edward Kitsis: Yes.
Will Hook try to take out his anger with Rumplestiltskin (Robert Carlyle) on Belle (Emilie De Ravin)?
Kitsis: Sounds like a good plan.
Will Neal (Michael Raymond-James) make his way to Storybrooke this season?
Kitsis and Horowitz: Yes.
Will we see more of Mulan (Jamie Chung) and Aurora's (Sarah Bolger) quest to free Phillip (Julian Morris) soon?
Horowitz: You will see Phillip again.
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Will more outsiders come across Storybrooke now that the spell has been broken?
Kitsis and Horowitz: Maybe!
Will anyone be able to successfully leave Storybrooke?
Kitsis and Horowitz: Maybe!
After everything that's happened to her, will Belle seek help from Dr. Hopper (Raphael Sbarge)?
Kitsis: Yes... oddly. Actually, Dr. Hopper will seek help from her.
Is there a special significance to the golden chalice that Rumplestiltskin replaced with the chipped cup?
Horowitz: How he got that chalice is perhaps a story for another time, but the significance is his prized possession is being replaced by another prized possession, which is the chipped cup.
Will we learn more about the fairy tale book this season?
Will we see more of Wonderland, specifically Alice, this season?
Horowitz: We'll give you a straight-up no.
Is Henry a fairy tale character?
Horowitz and Kitsis: No.
Will we see Peter Pan this season?
Is speed the new suspense on TV?
Will we see August (Eion Bailey) return to Storybrooke before the end of Season 2?
Kitsis: Maybe. We hope so.
Will Emma (Jennifer Morrison) get more bonding time with her dad, Prince Charming (Josh Dallas)?
Will Regina (Lana Parrilla) find love?
Horowitz: She'll be looking.
Will we see more of Regina's evil side?
Will there be another flashback into Emma's past?
Kitsis: Maybe, you never know.
Who do you think Regina should find love with? Hit the comments!
Once Upon a Time returns on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 8/7c on ABC.