#CastingNews: Sebastian Roche lands role on Once Upon a Time
Is it just us or does Sebastian Roche absolutely relish playing guys who are notorious for their dark past and brutish behavior? The talented actor, who recently portrayed a Russian drug lord in A Walk Among The Tombstones alongside Liam Neemson and currently wreaks havoc in New Orleans as the most menacing father of all time, Mikael, has landed yet another prime role. According to Entertainment Weekly, the actor is heading to ABC to shake things up in the magical kingdom of Once Upon A Time!
So what sort of ruthless character will the Supernatural star take on this time around? King Stefan, the father of Aurora (Sarah Bolger). Though not too much is known about this mysterious ruler, the network did reveal that he has complicated past with Maleficent (Kristin Bauer Van Straten). will make his official debut in an episode slated for March 2015 and will join a slew of other talented guest stars, including but not limited to: JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Merrin Dungey, Victoria Smurfit, Ernie Hudson, and Eion Bailey.
Congrats to Sebastian on his new project! We know that he’ll do the part justice and add a lot of interesting complexities to his character. That being said though, we can’t wait to see him back in action on The Originals. It’s been far too long!