Lana Parrilla spoke last week in Toronto at an event called Bell Media Upfront
Highlights of her talk:
— Now that the two worlds are merging, she is starting to bring the Evil Queen into the Mayor a little more.
— The Stable Boy was one of the most challenging episodes for her. She “couldn’t wrap her head around” the last scene until the very last minute when they were setting up the scene to shoot it — and she had read the scene four or five times a day, for eight days, and had many conversations with the director because she couldn’t understand the way Regina blamed Snow, who was just a child and didn’t mean any harm. [I had the same reaction when I watched the episode!] Lana asked herself, “How do I make this work?” and “Why does she want to kill her?” It was, she said, “a tricky, tricky scene.” Continue reading →
Brooklyn-born Lana Parrilla (Evil Queen, Regina) was back in New York today, making the rounds of the TV shows. First, she was on Live with Kelly, then she was on The Chew, a daytime talk and cooking show. Continue reading →
In this cute video made last month, four of the OUAT actors talk to TV Guide about the show, their first acting jobs, and their quirky talents. Lana Parrilla can make a horse-galloping sound with her mouth, and Robert Carlyle can juggle three apples. Who knew?