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After several weeks of rumors that Once Upon a Time creators Edward Kitsis and ADAM HOROWITZ were planning a Mad Hatter spin-off, ABC has all but made the news official at this year's Paleyfest. "We do have an idea that may or may not take place in Wonderland that will definitely have some new characters," Kitsis told E!. "But at this point, it's just kind of us tinkering in the laboratory, so we're kind of trying to keep it secret before we unleash it."
According to a casting call, the new series will introduce three new characters, including a young British girl Alice, who is described as "tough but kind-hearted," the "soulful" Amahl - a Middle Eastern man with an optimistic outlook on life, and the charming adventurer The Knave - described as "a loner and a heartbreaker."
While The Mad Hatter is expected to appear in the spinoff's pilot shooting next month, no details have emerged as far as who will portray the iconic Lewis Carroll character. to shoot next month - but it is currently unclear who will portray the iconic character.
"We do have an idea that may or may not take place in Wonderland that will definitely have some new characters," Kitsis revealed. "But at this point, it's just kind of us tinkering in the laboratory, so we're kind of trying to keep it secret before we unleash it."
Once Upon a Time airs on Sundays at 8/7c on ABC.
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