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Once Upon a Time Season 2 Spoiler: Ben Hollingsworth Will Guest Star as [SPOILER]

The list of guest stars on Once Upon a Time Season 2 just keeps getting longer — and hotter.

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Recently, we reported on two new characters who are coming to Storybrooke in Season 2, Episode 7. One of those characters is Quinn, a “warlock” with magical powers who is disowned by his parents because they’re scared of his magical abilities. He’s taken in by a woman named Anita, whose family doesn’t speak to her for the same reason. Eventually, they will find a group of people who believe their powers are good, not bad.

On September 20, super-hot actor Ben Hollingsworth tweeted, “Very happy to announce I will be guest starring on ABC's Once Upon a Time as Quinn. Great show! Terrific actors! Storybrooke here I come!”

Earlier, we theorized that Quinn could actually be Merlin, the legendary wizard from the Arthurian tale. Merlin’s parents were said to be a normal, human mother and an incubus for a father, which is where he got his supernatural abilities. Merlin served as a king’s advisor, and in many versions of the story is linked to the Lady of the Lake.

Because of the title of Season 2, Episode 3: “Lady of the Lake,” we’re wondering if Ben’s character will play into whatever happens in that episode. Then again, Quinn may be from another fairy tale altogether.

We’ll have to wait and find out!

Once Upon a Time Season 2 premieres on September 30, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

Source: @hollingsworthb

Molly Friedman is an editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @MollyFriedman.

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09.21.2012 / 09:24 PM EDT by Molly Friedman
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