Downton Abbey cast to reunite as film gets go-ahead
IT’S official — Downton Abbey the movie is in the works with the original star cast of the TV series reuniting for the film.
Producers said that the “original principal cast” from the period drama will return for the movie, to begin production later this summer.
Downton’s creator Julian Fellowes wrote the new screenplay and will also co-produce the film.
The announcement has followed fevered speculation about when the ITV drama would make it to the big-screen.
Michelle Dockery, who played Lady Mary Crawley, wrote on Instagram: “The secret’s out... Thrilled to announce that Downton Abbey is coming to the big screen.”
Thrilled: Michelle Dockery