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The Hot Seat: Once Upon a Time bosses answer your burning questions

Is Dracula coming to Storybrooke? What about BB-8?

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Once Upon a Time has gone to hell! Now that our favorite heroes and villains are wandering the Underworld in a bid to right some wrongs, EW has decided it’s time to put Once Upon a Time executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis in The Hot Seat, where they have the option of answering your questions from Twitter with “Yes,” “No” or “Can’t say.” Get the scoop below:

Will Emma’s (Jennifer Morrison) magic work the same in the Underworld as it does in Storybrooke?
EDWARD KITSIS:
It will work similar.

If Emma gives Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) half her heart, will that make Hook a Savior too?
ADAM HOROWITZ:
Can’t say.
KITSIS: Only if it works!

Does Emma still have the darkness if the dagger still calls to her?
KITSIS:
We all have darkness within us.

Will we see more of Emma’s past?
KITSIS:
Yes.

Will conflict arise between Milah (Rachel Shelley) and Emma over Hook?
KITSIS:
Can’t say.

Is the passage of time in the Underworld different than in Storybrooke?
HOROWITZ:
No.

Can ghosts from the Underworld kill living people?
KITSIS:
Yes.

Did Hades (Greg Germann) ever go to our world in disguise?
KITSIS:
Can’t say.

Will Once Upon a Time have a version of Queen Persephone?
HOROWITZ:
Can’t say.

Does the well in the Underworld work the same way as it does in Storybrooke?
KITSIS:
We don’t even see it.

Will the fallen clock tower have an important role in this arc?
KITSIS:
It has a symbolic role.
HOROWITZ: Yes, it does.

Will the five rivers that we saw in Hades’ cave play a role in the back half of the season?
HOROWITZ:
Yes.

Will James try to come between Snow (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Charming (Josh Dallas)?
KITSIS:
He will try to get between Charming and his life, yeah.

Any moments between Cora (Barbara Hershey) and Snow addressing the whole “I murdered you with a candlestick in the pawnshop” thing?
KITSIS:
No.
HOROWITZ: It’s more a focus on Cora and Regina (Lana Parrilla).
KITSIS: What we will be able to say is we will see Barbara return again.

Since Cruella (Victoria Smurfit) is in the Underworld, does that mean the Author’s magic restriction is gone and she can kill people now?
KITSIS:
No.

Is Regina the savior of the Underworld?
KITSIS:
I think everyone is trying to be. It’s a place where heroes have a chance to be heroic. It’s a place where sometimes our pasts come back to haunt us, and you have a chance to find closure. Everyone has an opportunity to be a Savior at some point in their own history.

Will we ever see Regina’s childhood?
HOROWITZ:
Yes.

Will we see Daniel (Noah Bean) in the Underworld?
KITSIS:
Nope.
HOROWITZ: But he is referenced.

Will Henry (Jared Gilmore) be using his writing skills in the Underworld?
KITSIS:
Yes.

Will an Underworld Marian (Christie Laing), actually being Marian, cause even more complicated feelings for Robin (Sean Maguire)?
HOROWITZ:
No.

Is Hook a particularly important soul to Hades?
KITSIS:
Can’t say.

Are the Storybrooke children in danger with the parents in the Underworld?
HOROWITZ:
Can’t say.
KITSIS: Let’s be honest, they’re in danger of being orphaned.

Is Belle (Emilie de Ravin) in any danger with a potential dark bun in the oven?
KITSIS:
Can’t say.

Will Arthur (Liam Garrigan) be making Storybrooke the new Camelot while the family is gone?
KITSIS:
Can’t say.

Will we learn what kind of world Dorothy (Teri Reeves) is from?
KITSIS:
Yes.

Will we see Glinda (Sunny Mabrey) and/or the other Witches of Oz again?
KITSIS:
No, but we will be in Oz. You will see munchkins.

Is Zelena (Rebecca Mader) lying about who is her baby’s father?
KITSIS:
No.

Will we see Maleficent (Kristina Bauer Van Straten) and Lily (Agnes Bruckner) at all in the back half of the season?
HOROWITZ:
No, but they’re not forgotten.

Is Dopey (Jeffrey Kaiser) still a tree?
KITSIS:
He is right now.

Did Merlin (Elliot Knight) create the author quill/ink/book?
KITSIS:
Can’t say.

Are we going to see Papa Hook (Adam Croasdell) again?
KITSIS:
No.
HOROWITZ: Not this season.

Will Mulan’s (Jamie Chung) appearance involve finding out how she and Aurora (Sarah Bolger) saved Phillip’s (Julian Morris) soul after the wraith?
KITSIS:
No.

Ariel (JoAnna Garcia Swisher) can travel all realms. Does this include the Underworld?
KITSIS:
It probably does, but unfortunately we won’t be seeing her this half. As much as we wish we could.

Has The Force Awakens changed your opinion about not incorporating Star Wars?
KITSIS:
It has not. We still remain huge fans. It is our fairy tale. I just don’t know if going to Tatooine is going to be a land we visit.

Will we meet The Fates and will they share some glimpses about the future of the OUAT characters?
KITSIS:
We will not.

Will we revisit the magic gauntlet from camelot?
KITSIS:
Nope.

Will we get a Judy Hopps from Zootopia reference?
HOROWITZ:
Not this season.
KITSIS: Definitely next year. We have her. We have Judy Hopps.

Will Dracula ever come to Once Upon a Time?
KITSIS:
Can’t say.
HOROWITZ: I love Dracula, but can’t say.

Seven characters went to hell. Will seven characters also leave hell?
KITSIS:
You’ll have to tune in Sundays, live at 8.
HOROWITZ: That’s a lot of math.

Could we actually see any other character bring someone else to life from the Underworld?
KITSIS:
Can’t say.
HOROWITZ: That’s a great question though.

Will there be death in this arc?
KITSIS:
Yes.
HOROWITZ: Probably.
KITSIS: There will be.

Have questions for the Once bosses? Hit the comments below or send them to @natalieabrams with the hashtag #EWHotSeat.

Once Upon a Time airs Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.