ONCE UPON A TIME: Kristin Bauer to Play Maleficent (EXCLUSIVE)

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Kristin Bauer van Straten just tweeted that she was “packing for Vancouver – to shoot #OnceUponaTime – new  fantastical TV show.” Once Upon a Time was number two on our Nice Girls list of top five new fall shows and most of us are huge True Blood fans as well. Kristin is a fan favorite on True Blood, playing Pam, the child of Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgard) and his devoted assistant at Fangtasia. Details as to what Kristin’s role will be are not yet known but you can be sure that we will keep on top of it and bring you the latest news as soon as it breaks.

Updated 09.27.11: We can confirm exclusively that Kristin Bauer will play Maleficent, the evil witch from Sleeping Beauty lore, on ABC’s upcoming Once Upon a Time. Currently booked for a single episode, Kristin says there’s a possibility of it being a recurring role.

Liz is a wife and mother of three from the Nashville area who likes being able to discuss her favorite TV shows with adults sometimes. She is addicted to the Sookie Stackhouse novels and was a huge fan of the HBO series based on the books, True Blood. Her other favorite shows include Chuck, Grimm, Pretty Little Liars, Blindspot, Heroes Reborn, The Goldbergs, Sleepy Hollow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter, just to name a few. Contact her at


  1. Melissa

    September 26, 2011 at 11:04 pm

    SQUEE!!!!!!! So excited!

  2. Ray

    September 27, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    Awesome news, we love you Kristin!!