‘Once Upon a Time’ Casts Joanna Garcia Swisher as Its Ariel

The "Reba" alum will serve as the little mermaid on ABC drama

Last Updated: July 16, 2014 @ 3:33 PM

"Once Upon a Time" has found its little mermaid.

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"Reba" alum JoAnna Garcia Swisher has been cast as Ariel on the ABC fairytale drama.

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Swisher will appear as the mermaid in two episodes of the series.

The inclusion of Ariel in the upcoming season was revealed at Comic-Con this summer, when the character briefly appeared in teaser footage for the show.

Swisher most recently appeared in the short-lived NBC comedy "Animal Practice."