Dania Ramirez and Mekia Cox | Photo Glamour, IMDB
Dania Ramirez and Mekia Cox | Photo Glamour, IMDB

Upon a series retool for its seventh season, ABC’s long-running, Once Upon a Time is developing out its cast for the upcoming season.

Of Shadow & Act’s particular interest, Dania Ramirez is set to be a series regular and Mekia Cox will be a part of the recurring cast.

No details about their characters have been released as of yet. Because of the series retool, OUAT will see original cast members Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Dallas, Emilie de Ravin, Jared S. Gilmore, Jennifer Morrison and Rebecca Mader exit.

Cox recently starred in the second season of ABC’s Secrets and Lies alongside Michael Ealy. It was officially canceled by the network a few weeks ago. She’s also had a recent role as a recurring character on NBC’s Chicago Med. 

Ramirez notably starred in Lifetime’s Devious Maids during its entire series run from 2013-16. She was a regular for a year on NBC’s Heroes and had roles as well on The Sopranos and Entourage.