Fall TV Preview

Once Upon a Time Scoop: Lost's Jorge Garcia Lands a 'Giant' Role

Dude. Once Upon a Time has “big” plans for Jorge Garcia.

Lost‘s Hurley will guest-star during Season 2 of ABC’s fantastical series as a giant, TVLine has learned. Garcia right now is booked for just one episode.

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Garcia’s casting comes as no great surprise, given Once co-creators Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz’s own Lost roots. Plus, as recently as July they shared their wish to find a place for the big lug on their canvas, just as they did with Emilie de Ravin (who played castaway Claire back in the day and now is a series regular as Belle).

Think maybe Garcia’s giant lords over a certain magical beanstalk? Whatever the case, he joins a colorful list of new characters set to pop up this season, including Captain Hook, Sleeping Beauty, Mulan, Sir Lancelot and … whomever Michael Raymond-James is playing.

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Once, which was last season’s highest-rated freshman drama, opens its new season on Sunday, Sept. 30.

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