Downton Abbey fans, rejoice! This is the news you’ve been waiting for.
After countless seasons of the much-loved series and news of a movie, the much-awaited film is officially happening!
The main stars of the series are set to return as the film starts filming in September!
The news was shared online via their social media pages, with fans jumping with joy at the announcement!
Julian Fellowes, who was behind the creation of the series, has penned the script and the man who directed the original pilot, Brian Percival, will direct the movie!
Gareth Neame, Carnival Film’s executive chairman, will also produce, saying, “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. Julian’s script charms, thrills and entertains and in Brian Percival’s hands we aim to deliver everything that one would hope for as ‘Downton’ comes to the big screen.”
We can’t wait for this!
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