‘Once Upon a Time’ Season 7 Episode 17 Preview: “Chosen” Photos and Plot

Series star Lana Parrilla pulls double duty and steps behind the camera to direct ABC’s Once Upon a Time season seven episode 17. The episode marks her first outing as director on the fantasy series which is nearing the end of its seven year run. Episode 17 titled “Chosen” was written by Paul Karp and Brian Ridings and will air on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 8pm ET/PT.

Season seven stars Lana Parrilla as Regina/Roni, Robert Carlyle as Rumpelstiltskin/Weaver, Colin O’Donoghue as Hook/Rogers, Andrew J. West as Henry Mills, Gabrielle Anwar as Lady Tremaine/Victoria Belfrey, Dania Ramirez as Cinderella/Jacinda, Alison Fernandez as Lucy, Mekia Cox as Sabine/Tiana, and Adelaide Kane as Drizella/Ivy. The season seven episode 17 guest cast includes Rebecca Mader as Zelena/Kelly, Tiera Skovbye as Robin/Margot, Nathan Parsons as Nick Branson/Jack, Daniel Francis as Dr. Facilier/Mr. Samdi, Jeff Pierre as Prince Naveen/Drew, Kip Pardue as Chad, Dan Payne as Ivo, Chilton Crane as The Witch, Seth Isaac Johnson as Young Hansel, and Lily van der Griend as Young Gretel.

The “Chosen” Plot: Kelly comes face-to-face with The Candy Killer after someone she loves is taken hostage. Meanwhile, Samdi uses Drew to execute a deadly plan. In a flashback, Zelena learns a harsh lesson after an encounter with Hansel and Gretel goes awry, on Once Upon a Time.

More on Once Upon a Time Season 7:
Season 7 Episode 1 Recap
Colin O’Donoghue and Robert Carlyle Interview
Lana Parrilla and Gabrielle Anwar Interview
Andrew J West and Dania Ramirez Interview
Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz and David H Goodman Interview

Once Upon a Time Season 7 Episode 17 Preview
Lana Parrilla and Rebecca Mader on the set of ‘Once Upon a Time’ season 7 episode 17 (ABC/Jack Rowand)
Once Upon a Time Season 7 Episode 17 Preview
Rebecca Mader and Lana Parrilla in season 7 episode 17 (ABC/Jack Rowand)
Once Upon a Time Season 7 Episode 17 Preview
Lana Parilla directs ‘Once Upon a Time’ season 7 episode 17 (ABC/Jack Rowand)
Once Upon a Time Season 7 Episode 17 Preview
Rebecca Mader in the “Chosen” episode of ‘Once Upon a Time’ (ABC/Jack Rowand)
Once Upon a Time Season 7 Episode 17 Preview
Lana Parrilla in ‘Once Upon a Time’ season 7 episode 17 (ABC/Jack Rowand)