Published: Fri, July 13, 2018
Entertaiment | By Mabel Barber

A 'Downton Abbey' Movie is Coming to Theaters Featuring the Original Cast

A 'Downton Abbey' Movie is Coming to Theaters Featuring the Original Cast

Numerous cast of the series had spoken of their willingness to return for a big-screen "Downton" and the producers said Friday the original principal cast from the drama are on board the movie.

Downton's creator Julian Fellowes has written the film's screenplay, while Brican Percival, who directed the series' pilot, will helm the film. Plot details are being kept under wraps.

Dockery, who played Lady Mary Crawley in the hit show, wrote on Instagram: "The secret's out. thrilled to announce that Downton Abbey is coming to the big screen". "Film production begins this summer".

It was always in the series' nature to end things on a jaw-dropping note - Anna (Froggatt) getting arrested at the end of season 5 is a standout - so fans getting their theory-making minds churning by greasing them up with the idea that perhaps the Downton Abbey movie will open on a dramatic reveal seems like an a-okay thing to do.

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"When the television series drew to a close it was our dream to bring the millions of global fans a movie and now, after getting many stars aligned, we are shortly to go into production", said Gareth Neame, Carnival Films" executive chairman and producer of the movie, in a statement. The series won three Golden Globe Awards, 15 Emmys and a special BAFTA. Most notably, it gave Dame Maggie Smith a second career wind, as she played the juicy role of the acid-tongued Dowager Countess, Violet Crawley.

"Since the series ended, fans of Downton have always been waiting for the Crawley family's next chapter", Focus chairman Peter Kujawski said in a statement.

During the course of six series, it became the most nominated non-American TV show in the history of the Emmy Awards. While I adored the series for a couple seasons, I admittedly never finished it (yes I just spoiled myself on the finale to get you fellow readers up to speed), but why did no one tell me Matthew Goode was on the show? "But we're hopeful to make a movie sometime next year".

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