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Exclusive: Once Casts 'Pinocchio' as Lost Boy

Once Upon a Time Season 3 Robbie KayOnce Upon a Time has tapped up-and-comer Robbie Kay — aka the titular star of the internationally produced 2008 TV-miniseries Pinocchio — to join the Season 3 cast as a member of the infamous Lost Boys, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Kay, who will appear on a recurring basis, is the first of Peter Pan’s Neverland minions to be cast for the new season. The show is currently searching for an actor to play the group’s mischievous, occasionally twisted leader, Rufio.

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In addition to Pinocchio, which earned Kay a 2009 Young Artist Award nomination, the young actor’s credits include Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and the upcoming indie Ways to Live Forever.

Once‘s third season premieres Sunday, Sept. 29 at 8/7c.



Comments (16)

  • Kind of confusing headline, Ausiello.

    Comment by Elly – July 16, 2013 06:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I have a feeling that was on purpose…

      Comment by jalahyacinth – July 16, 2013 06:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Oh yeah, I’m sure.

        Comment by Lia – July 16, 2013 06:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Gah I hate it when sites link bait!

    Comment by Zach – July 16, 2013 06:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow! Poor kid has ears Prince Charles would be jealous of.

    Comment by dee123 – July 16, 2013 06:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • RUFIOOOOOOO

    Comment by EL – July 16, 2013 06:48 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Had a serious WTF moment when I read the headline!

    Comment by A – July 16, 2013 06:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • same here! HHHAHAHA

      Comment by lais – July 17, 2013 10:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Headline was deliberately misleading….

    Comment by Ana – July 16, 2013 07:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • waiting so long for him to join something like this

    Comment by Pran Cheroen (@PranCheroen) – July 16, 2013 09:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I was very confused reading the headline.

    Comment by gabby – July 16, 2013 09:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He’s going to be 18 in September. Hardly a boy.

    Comment by JCK – July 17, 2013 07:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Only Rufio can play Rufio :) Course he is older now.

    Comment by Tom – July 17, 2013 08:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He better not be Rufio

    Comment by linda – July 23, 2013 04:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • It has just been reported that…He is Peter Pan!!

    Comment by Melissa – July 28, 2013 08:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • But Rufio succeeded Peter when Peter left (Hook). He did not precede Peter. I guess the writers think we won’t remember.

    Comment by Ventus Astrum – October 21, 2013 07:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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