Once Upon a Time is going 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to reveal Captain Nemo’s connection to Hook.
Nemo is described as a zealous believer in a cause, which takes him from ~69,047 miles under the sea to a destiny that he won’t let anyone prevent him from achieving. His mythology will merge with that of Storybrooke’s own captain, Hook.
Once Upon a Time Season 6 premieres Sunday, Sept. 25 at 8/7c on ABC; Tahir appears in Episode 6.
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* Netflix and ITV have renewed the crime drama Marcella for Season 2, our sister site Deadline reports.
* Guy Burnet (Chicago Fire, Hand of God) will recur on Season 3 of The Affair as a graduate student and campus Lothario who crosses paths with Dominic West’s Noah, per Deadline.
* Anna Cathcart (Odd Squad) has joined Disney Channel’s Descendants 2 as Dizzy, the daughter of Cinderella’s evil stepsister Drizella.
* NBC has given a a put pilot commitment to a legal drama procedural based on former O.J. Simpson prosecutor Marcia Clark’s novel Blood Defense, Deadline reports. The potential series centers around a relentless criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles whose world is turned upside down when she is hired to defend a police detective in a high-profile homicide.