The Crawley household and its military of servants are coming again to the massive display.
“Downton Abbey” premiered on PBS in 2011 and stayed on the air for six acclaimed seasons, adopted by successful function movie in 2019 — and a much-hyped new sequel that’s now very a lot on the way in which.
“Downton Abbey: A New Period” received’t be launched in theaters subsequent 12 months, however the official Twitter account of the interval drama is producing a fan frenzy by asserting the brand new title on Wednesday.
“A brand new period begins. Your complete Downton forged is again for #DowntonAbbey: A New Period, with Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West becoming a member of. See the movie solely in theaters March 18, 2022,” the publish stated. The flick’s unique — albeit delayed by COVID-19 — launch date was Dec. 22.
The primary film adopted the Crawley household internet hosting Queen Mary and King George V at their humble-yet-lavish English property in 1927. The sequel will present the clan on a brand new journey as they adapt to the altering decade.
A primary trailer was screened for followers at Las Vegas’ CinemaCon on Wednesday and hinted at a number of adjustments coming the fam’s approach. The footage teased a marriage and an abroad journey.
In the meantime, there have been just a few traces of dialogue within the sneak-peek footage, with probably the most obvious one uttered by Jim Carter’s Mr. Carson: “The British are coming,” he stated. Sounds ominous.
The official trailer has but to be dropped for followers to set their eyes on and get enthusiastic about. Nevertheless, most of the unique forged from the primary movie and the TV collection are returning, together with Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton and Penelope Wilton.
Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West are becoming a member of the old-timers and so they’re positive to create some extra drama throughout the tight-knit household.
Oscar- and Emmy-winning creator and screenwriter Julian Fellowes is again once more to scribe the screenplay. Director Simon Curtis can be returning for the sequel. Each had been on the helm of the primary film, whereas Fellowes created and wrote the guardian collection.