Once Upon a Time Exclusive: Nikita's Noah Bean Lands 'Stable' Gig

Noah Bean In Once Upon A TimeNikita‘s Noah Bean is taking a brief detour to Fairytale Land.

The actor — who recurs on the CW drama as presumed-dead former CIA agent Ryan — has landed a guest stint on Once Upon a Time, TVLine has learned exclusively.

He’ll play a handsome stable boy in Fairytale Land who tends to horses at the royal manor. He’s a young romantic who believes that love can make anything possible, even breaking through the barriers of his social station.

Bean previously recurred as the fiance of Rose Byrne’s Ellen in the first season of Damages.



Comments (13)

  • I thought the casting sides were calling for someone like 18-25 and Noah’s a little older. I wonder if that mean’s he’ll be playing Regina’s lost love and they wanted to match up his age with Lana Parrilla’s.

    Comment by xav – February 7, 2012 12:18 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • What’s more likely the case depending on which royal manner, is that Regina’s mother is having an affair w/ this boy. The queen will demand that Regina marry for political reasons…and that love is something royals live w/o. All the while she is cheating on her husband, regina’s father. Lets face it, the kind of father he seems to be is the type of man that a strong woman/wife would cheat on.

      Comment by Trenton – February 7, 2012 12:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Regina’s mom doesn’t sound like the kind of person a young, idealistic guy would be in love with.

        Comment by xav – February 7, 2012 12:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • Like a old idealistic romantic Genie fell for Regina

          Comment by Trenton – February 7, 2012 12:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
          • You think they would pull the same ‘evil married lady tricks guy looking for true love’ twice within seven episodes?

            Comment by xav – February 7, 2012 12:59 PM PDT  
          • As a thing to do out of structure…yes…would be repetitive. But if they are making her mother out to be evil and mean and some form of the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree (on the nose i know)….then not at all. Don’t daughters fear they will become their mothers…or people fear they will turn in to the things they hate most. Maybe she knew it could work, b/c it did b4. All of this I’m basing off the fact…that Regina’s father seems like such a weak man…he lets Regina walk all over him…and i’m assuming so did Regina’s mother. But to answer your question in form, yes it would be a repetition, but in function it could be a very sad poignant moment…and very telling.

            Comment by Trenton – February 7, 2012 01:27 PM PDT  
  • Fantastic casting! Love him!

    Comment by David – February 7, 2012 12:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Sounds likely….Maybe they were planning on casting younger to make the Queen look younger but realized that was silly. It does sound like he might be the Queen’s love…which might be the reason for the Snow/EQ hate.

    Comment by Josh – February 7, 2012 12:28 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • *Puking*

    Comment by David – February 7, 2012 12:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Sounds like Princess Bride. Not a story that’s been around as long as the standard fairy tales, but it’s the first thing that popped in my mind.

    Comment by Nichole – February 7, 2012 05:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • WHEN IS NIKITA GONNA FIND OUT RYAN IS ALIVE?

    Comment by Russ – February 7, 2012 08:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I think he will play long lost love. We apparently will get to see Regina before she became the evil queen. I reckon this guy will play the love she lost. Can’t wait should be a good episode.

    Comment by fifi – March 9, 2012 03:02 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
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