Big Love's Ginnifer Goodwin Joins ABC Pilot as Snow White

If ever a perfect piece of casting news existed, Ginnifer Goodwin as Snow White is it.

The soon-to-be Big Love alum has been cast as the lead in ABC’s new drama pilot Once Upon a Time, says Deadline.

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Brought to life by former Lost executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, the project tells the story of a fair-skinned, raven-haired woman drawn to a small, strange town where fairy tales might actually exist. Goodwin plays Snow White/Sister Mary Margaret — and there’s even an Evil Queen (played by Swingtown‘s Lana Parrilla) and a yet-to-be-cast Prince Charming (may we hopelessly suggest Josh Duhamel?).

Goodwin currently plays the lovably aloof Margene on HBO’s Big Love, which will wrap its five-season run on Sunday, March 20.

Is Goodwin the perfect Snow White? Are you looking forward to a fairy tale-tinged series?