Mekia Cox promoted to ‘Once Upon a Time’ as series regular

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A new princess is coming to Once Upon a Time. Meika Cox has been promoted to series regular!

Secrets and Lies alumna Mekia Cox is returning to the ABC fold as a newly promoted series regular in the reset Season 7 of Once Upon A Time.

Cox plays Princess Tiana, the character from the Disney feature The Princess and The Frog. She was initially cast as a recurring in July amid several new cast additions for the rebooted Season 7. She was recently promoted and will continue as a series regular following the third episode.

Once Upon A Time returns for Season 7 with a slew of new characters and rebooted storylines. The new season will focus on returning cast members Lana Parrilla, Robert Carlyle and Colin O’Donoghue, along with The Walking Dead‘s Andrew J. West, who was introduced in the Season 6 finale. It’s also moved its setting from make-believe Storybrooke, Maine to Seattle.

Source: Deadline