Brave’s Merida Joins ABC’s Once Upon a Time

At the Once Upon A Time panel at San Diego Comic-Con, producers screened a short clip that welcomed a new character to Storybrooke, Maine, in the coming fifth season: Merida from Pixar’s 2012 film Brave, who will be portrayed by Atlantis’s Amy Manson.

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You can see for yourself, as the clip starts off with an scenic view of forested mountains before panning down, to a path. A girl in blue robes comes into view, drawing back her bow and firing off an arrow at a target. Taking a couple of steps back, she fires again and splits her first arrow in half, before pulling back her hood to reveal her brilliant red hair.

As with Once Upon A Time’s other cartoon-to-screen adaptations, it looks like they nail Merida’s look, and it’ll be exciting to see her on the show this coming season.

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AtomicSamuraiRobot
Atomic Samurai Robot

For the love of God please get someone who is either Scottish or can pull off a proper accent.

Nevermind, just looked up her bio. Born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, crisis averted.