20 February 2013 9:46 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

It’s been a few days since the season three finale of Downton Abbey aired here in the States, but some fans are likely still reeling from the abrupt departure of one of the show’s main characters in the episode's final moments—assuming you weren’t spoiled when it aired in the UK back in December.  Now it looks like another major departure could be in store for the wildly popular period series, as creator/showrunner Julian Fellowes has revealed that he might be stepping down from his head position at Downton Abbey in the near future.  Hit the jump for more. Fellowes, who won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for his work on Gosford Park in 2002, writes nearly every single episode of Downton Abbey as executive producer, showrunner, and head writer.  He’s currently in the midst of scripting the upcoming fourth season of the show, but he »

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