EW can reveal that there were very early plans to do a vignette-style episode that would have provided an update, or even some closure, on secondary characters whose stories haven’t been touched upon in a while.
Rumor has it, the idea was to open on Henry (Jared Gilmore) and a storybook as he recounted tales about Maleficent (Kristin Bauer van Straten) and Lily (Agnes Bruckner), Will (Michael Socha) and Anastasia (Emma Rigby), and others. Alas, the hour didn’t make it into the lineup this year.
“We mulled it, and we hope someday we get to it,” executive producer Edward Kitsis tells EW.
With Once Upon A Time renewed for a retooled seventh season, a vignette episode could yet become reality in future years. Watch this space…