Kristen Bauer Loves Playing Maleficent, Mistress of All Evil, on Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time has only been on for one week and nerdy World of Warcraft players like us around the world are already hooked! We’re going bananas over the news that True Blood's Kristen Bauer is making a guest appearance in this week’s episode as Maleficent (aka The Mistress Of All Evil), but what’s her characters game?
According to Kristen, Maleficent is the Evil Queen’s “oldest and best frenemy,” and their meet-up will be like “two heads of state” getting together for a conference.
She prepared for her role by watching clips of Maleficent on YouTube, but says “You have to remember they hired you for a reason. I tried to stick with that spark, whatever I possess as an actress, that I could bring to the part."
"Alan Ball and HBO have opened up this other world for me, which is fabulous ... I did a lot of comedy over the years, I had my FBI phase, my sex worker phases ... but as an actress you love these kinds of challenges."
Soak up Kristen’s biting sarcasm in Once Upon a Time, this Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on ABC!