‘Downton Abbey’ film sequel coming for Christmas

On Monday, Focus Characteristic revealed it has actually set production with Gareth Neame’s Carnival Movies on “Downton Abbey 2.”

“The original principal cast will all once again return for the second film which began production last week and is set to release Christmas 2021,” according to a news release marking the statement. “In addition to the original cast, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West will join the cast.”

The release is set for December 22, the statement stated.

Based upon the tremendously popular post- Edwardian series about the British stylish Crawley household and their servants, the very first movie was launched in 2019.

That movie’s plot focused on a royal see to the Crawley household and Downton personnel from the King and Queen of England in 1927 and ended with a ball fitting for the Royal Household.

“Downton” developer and Academy-Award winner Julian Fellowes composed the follow up’s movie script and will produce with Emmy and BAFTA Acclaimed Gareth Neame and Emmy Acclaimed Liz Trubridge.

BAFTA and Emmy-nominated Simon Curtis is directing.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.