Once Upon a Time"s highly anticipated musical episode is practically below, which means that we"re just a couple of days amethod from witnessing Emma Swan and also Killian Jones say "I do" in a breathtaking wedding ceremony. (Trust us. It"s perfect.)
ET had the pleasure of visiting Once Upon a Time"s set in Vancouver, Canada, last month in the time of filming of the musical matrimony, and also we sat dvery own with stars Jennifer Morrison and also Colin O"Donoghue for an intimate and comprehensive intersee that focused on each and also eextremely aspect of their on-screen wedding.
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From their "honest" vows, to Emma"s "timeless" wedding gvery own, and their dream honeymoon -- only ET has actually all the inside scoop right from the stars of the series! Plus, we"ve obtained additional details from executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, as well as Once Upon a Time"s head costume designer Eduarperform Castro.
So, shall we gain started? Or, as O"Donoghue cleverly put it: who"s all set for some "music and also dance and some mighty fine romance" at Captain Swan"s wedding?
Just a warning that this is the biggest Once Upon a Time post we"ve ever composed, so grab a comfy seat, put your cellphone on silent and get all set to go on an emotional roller coaster of feels. And, as always, please remember to breathe!
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1. The Venue: The Once showrunners confessed that they had actually thought about a number of "other places" for Emma and also Killian to tie the knot -- yes, also Granny"s! -- but in the finish, they settled on a brand also new Storybrooke place for the ceremony. "Without wanting to spoil the episode, there"s a story reason for why it"s on the roof," Horowitz revealed. "But there"s also something to us that was super romantic about having actually Storybrooke as the backdrop."
Emma and also Killian will tie the knot in front of a dream-worthy sunset and surrounded by their closest friends and also household. "It"s the area where they"ve kind of come together," Horowitz continued. "Where their love has grown and also wright here both of them as characters have actually grown, so seeing the entirety tvery own kind of beneath and also surrounding them felt like a really cool means to do it."
"I believed it was perfect," Morriboy dimelted. "We just felt, prefer, what much better method to make it feel added unique than to have
2. The Suit: In instance you missed it, we currently dimelted a little on Killian"s dashing (and "really soft!") suit, but did you know that babsence velvet wasn"t constantly the original plan? Once"s head costume designer, Eduarperform Castro, spilled an "exciting note" around Hook"s suit to ET throughout an email interview.
"Originally we had an ivory gabardine suit made and, someexactly how, it did not hit the mark," Castro created. "At the extremely last moment, we threw out the cream color and went for a babsence velvet Burberry jacket that was far even more in maintaining through Hook"s demeanor."
Kitsis advanced that he and Horowitz had a very certain vision in mind once it involved Hook"s look. "Adam and I both thought that Hook needed to have actually a tux that mirrors his personality, so you can not go from leather to just a straightforward tux," he sassist. "We felt like he had to have a tiny edge to it, so the velvet felt favor the Hook variation of fancy."
When asked if he feels "suave" in his wedding attire, O"Donoghue was bashful via his response. "I guess so," he chuckled. "I hope it looks OK."
"You look amazing!" Morrikid chimed in while brushing a piece of lint off of O"Donoghue"s sleeve. "He"s been acquiring a small jealous about every one of the attention the dress has actually been obtaining, so I"m trying to butter him up a small little around his velvet jacket."
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3. The Dress: Morriboy, that could not soptimal beaming throughout our interwatch, pelevated her "absolutely incredible" relationship via Castro and also that from "day one" he has consisted of her in each and every fashion option for Emma. So, normally, the blonde beauty was an integral part in creating Emma"s wedding "vision," and even O"Donoghue had actually somepoint to add!
"We had actually talked around it and also Colin did say, "It should be somepoint very vintage," and also I was favor, "Yeah, I agree!" Somepoint Eddy and also Adam and also I had actually always talked around was that whatever she wears have to feel a little bit timeless," Morrichild described. "So we absolutely wanted to continue to be in the timeless variety via her for the wedding gvery own, and also we felt prefer what much better than a real fairy tale choose Grace Kelly"s? She was definitely the inspiration for this."
Castro echoed Morrison"s sentiments, writing, "Jennifer and also I looked at several deindications, and she instantly responded to Grace Kelly"s wedding dress -- initially designed by Helen Rose in 1956 virtually 60 years ago! The Grace Kelly gvery own addressed all the concerns that Jennifer Morrison had actually, so we made a decision to replicate it."
"Originally, the wedding was to be swarm external, therefore considerations of warmth necessary to be addressed," Castro added. There was a "time crunch" to complete the detailed Alecon Lace and cream color peau de soie gvery own and also matching silk tulle veil and both were built in the Once Upon a Time workrooms over the course of two weeks. "We bacount had actually time to fit the gown as soon as, however it all operated out," he shelp.
As for Emma"s gorgeous headpiece? Castro sassist that his colleague, Isabel Bloor, just had actually "a few days" to construct it, but it immediately ended up being Morrison"s favorite component of the ensemble. "I desire to keep this headpiece thing!" the actress declared. "I think it"s so spectacular."
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4. The Rings: As we were interviewing the on-display couple, we can not aid noticing the massive sparkler on Morrison"s finger, which was freshly accompanied by a unique, slightly mismatched wedding band.
"Oh yeah, that"s the ring! He"s acquired great taste, this one," Morrikid sassist while gesturing to O"Donoghue as soon as we audibly "Ooh-ed!" mid-sentence. "You actually picked them, didn’t you?"
"Mmmhmm," O"Donoghue confirmed. "I picked the engagement ring and then they showed me this
Kitsis and also Horowitz explained that they have actually always motivated the actors to "take ownership of their personalities," and also enabling them to choose things prefer the best gowns or props is a organic expansion of that. "I think our props department is awesome and also I"m certain that they had actually some good rings," Horowitz sassist. "Nobody knows the character of Hook much better than Colin, so of course he"d be the one to number out what it must be."
5. The Vows: We"re not going to get right into the specifics of the vows because we want you all to experience the exact same, tear-filled awe that we witnessed on set. "The goal through the vows was to have the personalities speak sincedepend from the heart to each other, and also we hope that comes throughout," Horowitz sassist.
For the actors, both Morriboy and also O"Donoghue admitted that Emma and also Killian"s nuptials are the perfect blfinish of simplicity and heart.
"I can"t soptimal for Colin, yet when I check out this script, I loved the whole script," Morriboy shelp. "I felt choose simply in eextremely single page of it, I was smiling and also happy. And not simply as someone on the display, yet as someone who is a fan -- I simply loved it. I was just so happy, and also part of what I favored so a lot about the vows was exactly how basic and hocolony and also direct they are."
"They weren’t over the optimal and also they"re not convoluted in any type of method," she continued. "I think Hook and Emma are 2 civilization who are very direct and also they know each various other so well at this suggest. And the fact that the writers made sure that they kbrand-new precisely what they essential and also wanted to hear in that moment was extremely, very cool to me."
"Yeah, I felt the exact same way," O"Donoghue agreed through his co-star. "I was glad that it wasn"t reams and also reams of lovey-dovey stuff simply for the sake of it. It was, as you shelp, exceptionally straight, to the suggest. I favored the truth that Hook doesn"t shy ameans from the reality that he wasn"t great at the begin and also he simply wanted revenge. He simply cuts to the chase and says Emma is the factor that he believed that he could love aobtain. She sort of showed him what it was to be in love, so that"s what I favored around it."
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6. The Reception: We currently told you a tiny little bit about the "inspiration" behind Emma and Killian"s reception song, "A Happy Beginning," yet did you know that this certain musical moment in the episode is going to send you right into a complete and complete frenzy? It certainly made Morriboy very giddy…
"It"s been so fun! I expect, I feel prefer I just save repeating myself. It"s simply so fun, it"s simply so fun! You"re going to have a entirety short article of Jennifer sassist, "It"s just so fun!" over and also over aobtain," she exasserted. "We got to go to the recording studio, we acquired to job-related through a great voice coach and also, for Emma, the music came from an extremely organic place. It wasn’t a fantasy sequence or Fairy-Tale Land also wright here it would certainly make sense, however it"s just been fun!"
O"Donoghue included that it was great to have the ability to job-related with the composers of the musical episode, Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. "I had actually never before sang in a way where you had to be so expressive and tell the story on height of trying to gain the melody out," he explained. "What"s great is that the songs all feel like they"ve been around for forever before as part of this sort of Disney civilization. They really integrated these brand also new songs so well into the story of Once Upon a Time and also I think that it"s fantastic."
As for Captain Swan"s first dance as husband and wife? Prepare to be blown away by their smooth moves. "Yes, we acquire to dance!" Morrikid shelp. "I intend, I wish I acquired to dance more. I thrived up dancing, so I was wishing that tbelow was even more dancing to it."
"I didn’t prosper up dancing. I guess I"m simply a natural," O"Donoghue sassist with a laugh.
"He is a organic," Morriboy shown, "but we also have to address the fact that he just has actually one hand!" O"Donoghue added that learning the choreography has been a bit of a "complicated" process as soon as it involves the "lifts and stuff," however the two actors are offered to the one-handed challenges.
"You need to move the dance balance about differently and, obviously, we don’t desire to, choose, have actually any kind of injuries through the hook. We"ve gotten really excellent at functioning approximately that hook though," Morriboy defined via a giggle. "Wait -- That sounded wrong. I didn’t intend it the means that sounded!"
"You simply shelp that in an interview," O"Donoghue taunted.
"I didn’t suppose to!" Morriboy protested with a fit of laughs. "Aw, man!"
(Writer"s Note: When we readily available to strike that component of the intersee from the record, O"Donoghue was quick to playtotally ago up his co-star"s words. "No, no, no! You deserve to save it in.")
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7. The Honeymoon: Once aacquire, we"re not going to spoil the episode"s events for you, however as soon as the musical hour ends, and we prepare for "The Final Battle" ahead, it"s clear that newlywed bliss might not instantly be in the cards for our couple.
So what perform the actors think Emma and also Killian"s "dream honeymoon" would be? "Five minutes alone more than likely," O"Donoghue chuckled.
"Yeah, exactly!" Morrichild smiled. "Just somewright here via a door locked. I think simply a pair bottles of wine and also some french fries and a bath, maybe?"
"Oh really, what else?" O"Donoghue pressed.
"I don’t know!" she answered playtotally. "I simply feel favor it should be really relaxing because their stays are very stressful because they"re always trying to conserve world and I feel favor a romantic bath could be nice."
"Well, tbelow you go!" O"Donoghue said as he and Morrikid burst into laughter.
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