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‘Downton Abbey’ sequel in the works with new cast additions

“Downton Abbey” followers are cordially invited to get together prefer it’s 1929-ish.

The sequence’ full cast will reunite for a sequel to the 2019 “Downton Abbey” film, a by-product of the six-season masterpiece drama by Julian Fellowes which aired in the US between 2011 and 2015. Selection reported that manufacturing is already underway, with a launch date scheduled for Dec. 22.

Whereas the premise has not but been revealed, followers have speculated whether or not the newest installment in the Crawley saga will embrace one other royal go to, as occurred in the 2019 movie.

Producers have additionally introduced a roster of new additions to the unique cast lineup, together with Hugh Dancy (NBC’s “Hannibal”), Laura Haddock (“Guardians of the Galaxy”), Dominic West (“The Wire” and “The Affair”) and French actor Nathalie Baye (“Catch Me If You Can”).

still from "Downton Abbey" movie
The sequel will characteristic new faces to “Downton Abbey,” together with actors Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock and Dominic West.
Jaap Buitendijk

Filmmaker Simon Curtis (“My Week With Marilyn”) is about to direct. Fellowes will return to jot down the screenplay alongside Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning author Gareth Neame. Carnival Movies, of which Neame is government chairman, is about to co-produce the characteristic with US distributor Focus Options.

Jim Carter as head butler Mr. Carson in "Downton Abbey"
“Downton Abbey” author and creator Julian Fellowes is again to assist write the screenplay for the upcoming sequel.
Jaap Buitendijk

“After a really difficult yr with so many people separated from household and mates, it’s a large consolation to suppose that higher occasions are forward and that subsequent Christmas we might be reunited with the much-beloved characters of ‘Downton Abbey,’ ” mentioned Neame, in response to Selection.

still from "Downton Abbey" movie
The 2019 movie adopted as residents of “Downton Abbey” ready to welcome the king and queen of England to the property.
Liam Daniel

Stated Focus Options chairman Peter Kujawski in a press release, “There’s no place like residence for the holidays, and we will’t think about a greater present than attending to reunite with Julian, Gareth, and the whole Downton household in 2021 to carry the Crawleys again residence for his or her followers.”

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