• The Downton Abbey movie could be a prequel, and feature completely new cast
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    The Downton Abbey movie could be a prequel, and feature completely new cast

    While the news of the now-confirmed 'Downton Abbey' movie was received rapturously among fans last month, creator Julian Fellowes may be about to set the cat amongst the pigeons.

  • Downton Abbey movie to start shooting in September
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    Downton Abbey movie to start shooting in September

    It looks like a start date for the movie spin-off of ITV's hit costume drama has landed.

  • Downton Abbey stars have all been sent movie script
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    Downton Abbey stars have all been sent movie script

    The stars of ‘Downton Abbey’ have all been sent a script for the planned movie version of the hit ITV period drama. Appearing on ‘Lorraine‘ with Lorraine Kelly, Jeremy Swift, who played butler Septimus Spratt from series four onwards, spilt the beans. “There is a film script, which we’ve all been sent,” he revealed. “But it disappeared mission impossible stylee from our emails. It’s supposed to be filming this year, but it hasn’t been locked down yet.” He then suggested that the issue in planning the movie hinges on producers getting all its ducks in a row regarding its stars. ...

  • Is the Downton Abbey movie moving forward? What we know so far...
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    Is the Downton Abbey movie moving forward? What we know so far...

    Downton… is the film finally on the way? It sounds like that ‘Downton Abbey’ movie that fans are craving could be on the way, with Jim Carter – aka Mr Carson – seeming to confirm rumours that an announcement could be imminent. Joanna Froggatt – aka Anna Smith – reckons it’s already been written, telling ‘This Morning’ last October: “We’ve all heard this rumour – the cast – that the script has been written.