Third ‘Downton Abbey’ film on the way

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Pour the tea, Carson, the Crawleys are back.

A third Downon Abbeymovie will soon hit the silver screen, and it promises to be just as captivating as the previous two.

“It feels wonderful and a bit emotional. It’s wonderful to be able to be together again,” Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary Crawley, said during the announcement of the new movie.

“It’s as if no time has passed.”

Although Focus Features has not yet revealed the movie’s name, it has already been confirmed that the franchise’s writer, Julian Fellowes, is back at the helm.

The majority of actors from this historical story series also return to make another appearance on the screen. Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Phyllis Logan, Robert James-Collier, Joanne Froggatt, Allen Leech and many more will reprise their characters’ shoes.

A few new faces will also be seen in the movie, including Paul Giamatti, Joelly Richardson, Alessandro Nivola, Simon Russel Beale and Arty Froushan.

Award-winning producers Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge will sit in producer chairs, while Simon Curtis will direct the movie.

Downton Abbey was originally a drama series based on the aristocratic Crawley family. Dame Maggie Smith played the role of Lady Grantham for many years. The series came to an end in 2015 after six seasons.

The first Downton Abbey-movie was made in 2019 and a second movie, Downton Abbey: A New Erawas issued in 2022.

There is no further information about the third movie’s release date yet available.