ONCE UPON A TIME: Barbara Hershey to Play Queen Mum

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This is big news for Once Upon a Time! TVGuide announced that the part of the Evil Queen’s mother has been cast. Barbara Hershey is taking on the role and we’ll go even deeper into Regina/Queen’s history.

Barbara Hershey cast as the Evil Queen's mother

Loving Once Upon a Time, especially the Evil Queen. What’s coming up for her? — David
NATALIE: Who’s more evil than the Evil Queen? Her elegant, yet imposing mother, of course, aka the woman who taught Regina everything. Chills. (This just in: Academy Award nominee Barbara Hershey has been cast as the matriarch of the most evil family in fairy tale world.)

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