All our favourite solid members have signed on for the second movie
There isn’t any trailer and no phrase on the plot however there has formally been an announcement that Downton Abbey 2 is starting manufacturing and shall be launched proper earlier than Christmas this 12 months and, dammit, that’s sufficient.
The beloved interval drama franchise, which started as a TV collection and was then tailored right into a 2019 movie, is hitting the massive display once more on December 22, Focus Features introduced Monday. “We’re thrilled to announce that Julian Fellowes and the entire Downton cast are back for #DowntonAbbey2,” the corporate tweeted.”
We’re thrilled to announce that Julian Fellowes and all the Downton solid are again for #DowntonAbbey2, with Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West becoming a member of!
See the movie in theaters this Christmas. pic.twitter.com/OHopFgzqiM
— Downton Abbey (@DowntonAbbey) April 19, 2021
Not solely that, extra of the unique film’s solid, which included Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Dame Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, and Penelope Wilton are additionally set to return.
But that’s not all. The second movie additionally introduced new solid members together with Hugh Dancy (Homeland), Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, and Dominic West.
Downton Abbey movie sequel set for Christmas launch https://t.co/0lUkgn4WJ9
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) April 19, 2021
‘Downton Abbey 2’ shall be written and directed by the identical workforce as earlier than.
Creator Julian Fellows is on level to write down the movie’s screenplay and produce it alongside Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge. “After a very challenging year with so many of us separated from family and friends, it is a huge comfort to think that better times are ahead and that next Christmas we will be re-united with the much beloved characters of Downton Abbey,” Neame stated in a launch.
The first Downton Abbey movie, which was launched in September 2019 in each the U.Ok. and the U.S., picked up in 1927, a few years after the unique present wrapped up, grossing almost $100 million on the theaters. There haven’t been any sneak peaks into the plot but, but when it’s something like the primary movie, Downton Abbey 2 will proceed to comply with the Crawley household’s story and the Downton employees. We’ll simply have to attend for the primary trailer for extra particulars.
I want to apologize for the particular person I’ll grow to be when the Downton Abbey 2 trailer drops. and when the film comes out… Im so sorry
— mazzy (@sapphicKinnon) April 19, 2021
All the hypothesis round a second movie has lastly been confirmed, after followers have been listening to buzz a couple of second movie for months. “If you promise not to tell anyone, I’ll let you know that we’ve seen a script…The script for a second film is there. We’ve seen it, it’s very funny!” actor Jim Carter who performs Carson stated. “It’s got all the same characters in, all the regular characters, and I think the will is – COVID willing – we’ll film it next year.”
Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawski added of the announcement: “There’s no place like home for the holidays, and we can’t imagine a better gift than getting to reunite with Julian, Gareth, and the entire Downton family in 2021 to bring the Crawleys back home for their fans.”
The authentic movie’s plot revolved round a royal go to to the Crawleys from the King and Queen of England in 1927 and ended with a ball match for royalty. It’s arduous to think about them outdoing the primary movie however we’re certain glad they’re going to strive.