Down­ton Abbey cast to re­unite as film gets go-ahead

Belfast Telegraph - - NEWS - BY SHERNA NOAH

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

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