‘Once Upon a Time’ season 2 spoilers: Sebastian Stan’s episode count

Just in case you feel like getting “mad” today, some more news about a certain “hatter” on “Once Upon a Time” is sure to want to make you go more than just a little bit crazy.

According to a new report from TVLine, actor Sebastian Stan is not only going to be reprising his role as Jefferson / the Mad Hatter on season 2 (which was already revealed), he will be in at least in three of the show’s early episodes. To make things even more exciting, show executive producer Adam Horowitz had this to say about his story:

“He doesn’t just show up to say, ‘Hey, I’m still here.’ He has his own story, because his daughter [is] still out there.”

At the end of last season, we saw Jefferson’s battle with Regina rise to a whole new level, but even with his attempts to undermine her here and there he still could not figure out how to get what he wanted out of her. We are wondering whether or not Stan’s arc is going to end after he finds his daughter; after all, we are looking at one of the busier actors out there thanks to his role in USA’s recent “Political Animals.” If the rumors are true about him dating series star Jennifer Morrison, though, then Stan may be interested in making as many visits to Storybrooke (otherwise known Vancouver) as he possibly can.

Stan’s character is just one of many returning recurring stars for season 2, as we are going to see more of everyone from Geppetto to Grumpy to Dr. Whale. One character that is a little more shrouded in mystery is August W. Booth, and we will learn more about his fate following the curse being broken early on in the season.

How excited are you for more Mad Hatter? We want to hear your thoughts below! If you want to hear more scoop on the show from the recent Dragon*Con panel, be sure to hit up the link here.

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