JoAnna Garcia Will Be Once Upon a Time’s Little Mermaid

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 22: MLB player Nick Swisher and actress JoAnna Garcia attend the Yankees Unite for Tornado Relief benefit at Southern Hospitality on August 22, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images) Photo: Jerritt Clark/Getty Images

Former Reba actress JoAnna Garcia will take on the role of Ariel in two episodes of the new season of Once Upon a Time. The Hollywood Reporter helpfully warns, "As is ordinary practice on the ABC fairy tale drama, expect the Little Mermaid to have a slight twist from the 1989 animated feature classic," though we at least know that her signature hair color will go unchanged.