By Tim Kenneally
“Once Upon a Time” has found its little mermaid.
“Reba” alum JoAnna Garcia Swisher has been cast as Ariel on the ABC fairytale drama.
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.”