Rose McGowan to Star in Flashback Episode of Once Upon a Time

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With Once Upon a Time Season 2 on hiatus until January 6, here is some exciting casting news to tide fans over:

Rose McGowan (Charmed, Nip/Tuck) will guest star on an early 2013 episode of the ABC series as a young version of Cora, as viewers learn more than ever about Regina's evil mother.


Cora, of course, landed in Storybrooke (along with Captain Hook) on the Once Upon a Time winter finale.

McGowan, meanwhile, has also guest-starred on Law & Order: SVU and appeared in such films as Grindhouse and Death Proof.

As you await news episodes of this ABC smash, chime in now on our Once Upon a Time midseason report card and grade what's gone down so far.

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Rose McGowan looks so much like actress Barbara Rush


Wow...she was so beautiful. Talk about trout pout!


She used to be so pretty.. Not so much now !!!!!!!!!


She would look better as a brunette, the blonde just doesn't work on her.Loved her a young cora. Good luck, Rose!!


she had work done even before her accident and made her mouth look horrible. she was beautiful now she looks jacked. why do people always wanna mess with a good thing be happy and move on stop butchering yourself


Rose used to be so beautiful. What happened?!


welcome back Rose, I didn't know she was in an accident.
You look great! and you are a talent actress and that what count in my book.


She had a car accident, where broken glass cut open her face. It had to be redone.


FYI to the author: "Grindhouse" refers to the double-release of "Planet Terror" and "Death Proof," both of which Rose starred in.


She looks plastic! Did she have work done?