“The Queen is Dead” will air on March 3, 2013. Info after the jump (spoilers):
Official episode description:
Upon discovering Cora and Regina’s plan to find and take possession of Rumplestiltskin’s dagger, Mary Margaret, with the aid of David and Mother Superior, makes it her mission to find it first.
While Mr. Gold continues his quest in New York to reunite with son Bae, Hook devises a plan to rid himself of a crocodile.
Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was, the Blue Fairy offers Snow White an unconventional enchantment that could help save her dying mother, Queen Eva.
Returning guest stars
Barbara Hershey as Cora
Keegan Connor Tracy as Mother Superior/Blue Fairy
Michael Raymond-James as Neal Cassidy
Bailee Madison as young Snow White
New guest stars
Lesley Nicol (Mrs. Patmore on “Downton Abbey”) as Johanna
Rena Sofer as Eva
Duncan Ollerenshaw as royal doctor
Sonequa Martin-Green as Tamara
Behind the camera
Writers: Daniel T. Thomsen and David H. Goodman
Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton.
Executive producer/series creator Adam Horowitz told TV Guide that Queen Eva will have a “surprising connection to someone else in our world.”