2 February 2012 3:22 AM, PST | GeekNation.com | See recent GeekNation news »

We already know that the Evil Queen, played by Lana Parrilla, in "Once Upon a Time" has a bad father. But what about her mother? Looks like we're soon to find out as the popular ABC series has cast Barbara Hershey as the Evil Queen's mom. Hershey, the Emmy award-winning actress, is set to appear in one episode this season, and has already agreed to appear in two episodes of Season 2. That is, if ABC picks up the show for a second season, according to Entertainment Weekly. Hershey has a lot of great films and television shows to her credit, but few genre ones. She appeared in an episode of the Roy Thinnes alien drama "The Invasion" in 1968. She also played a maid in a 1983 episode of "Faerie Tale Theatre" called "The Nightingale." Although this might not count as too much of a connection, »

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