Editor’s note: This article is a news hub for Once Upon a Time season 5. The latest news will be featured at the top.
Are you ready to go to Camelot? When ABC’s Once Upon A Time returns for season five in the fall, the series will introduce some faces familiar to fantasy folklore. Writer/Producer Adam Horowitz confirmed the news of the show’s renewal on Twitter.
And now we know when it will premiere, who’s cast, and what the first minute of the season looks like.
Once Upon a Time Season 5 Latest News
Here’s the first promo of the new season!
You can watch the first minute of the new season over at TVLine.
More characters from King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table lore are heading to Once Upon a Time Season 5, and we have our Merlin and Guinevere!
British actor Elliot Knight (Sinbad) will be Merlin, the man who holds the key to destroying Darkness completely. He’ll likely play a big role in saving Emma from her dark fate.
Also, Portugues actress Joana Metrass has joined the cast as Queen Guinevere, wife to King Arthur, who will be portrayed by Liam Garrigan. Sinqua Walls will return as Lancelot, so expect some love triangle drama.
Rounding out our medieval additions is Andrew Jenkins (Wayward Pines) who will be playing Percival, one of Arthur’s most trusted knights.
We’ll have more information on Once Upon a Time Season 5 as its released!
Once Upon a Time Season 5 Premiere Date
Once Upon a Time season 5 will premiere on Sunday, September 27th, at 8 pm.
As for what new characters we might see…
Once Upon a Time Season 5 Cast
According to a report from TVLine, Once Upon A Time is looking for its Merlin, in addition to a King Arthur and Guinevere, for “heavily recurring roles.” There are a few interesting casting details, including what they’re specifically looking for in their Merlin:
For MERLIN, Once is seeking a black Brit in his early 30s to early 40s and boasting a natural British accent to play “a man with great wisdom and intelligence beyond his years,” someone who has always put duty in front of his own desires, even at great personal cost.
Make sure to head over to TVLine for the full details.