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Emma Rigby Cast In ABC’s ‘Once Upon A Time’ Spinoff As Red Queen

Posted on the 04 April 2013 by Bittersweet1975 @onceupon_fans

EXCLUSIVE: British actress Emma Rigby (Hollyoaks) has joined ABC’s Once Upon A Time  spinoff, which is now titled Emma Rigby Cast In ABC’s ‘Once Upon A Time’ Spinoff As Red QueenOnce Upon A Time In Wonderland(previously Once: Wonderland). The presentation, from Once Upon A Time creatorsEddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, is set in pre-curse Wonderland. The story is told through the point of view of Alice (Sophie Lowe) who has a generous heart but carries the scars of a long hard life. She is joined by Cyrus (Peter Gadiot), Alice’s love interest, and the Knave of Hearts (Michael Socha), a sardonic adventurer. Rigby will play the Red Emma Rigby Cast In ABC’s ‘Once Upon A Time’ Spinoff As Red QueenQueen, a character based on the playing card that originated in the novel Through The Looking Glass by Alice In Wonderland author Lewis Carroll. In the book, the Red Queen aka Iracebeth, has a short temper and is merciless against her enemies and those who have betrayed her. The character was portrayed by Helena Bonham Carter in the 2010 Tim Burton movie. The four-scene Once Upon A Time In Wonderland presentation is slated to begin filming April 7 in Vancouver, immediately following the wrap of Once‘s Season 2 there. Rigby, repped by WME, UK’s Independent Talent Group and Alan Siegel Entertainment,  recently shot an arc on the British series Ripper Street and also starred in the BBC DramaPrisoners’ Wives. She just wrapped shooting The Physician and recently shot the indie Plastic.


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