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The Downton Abbey Movie Has a Release Date, and We're Ready to Spill the (English) Tea

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Ever since the reveal that we would be getting a Downton Abbey movie following the PBS series's sixth season finale, we've been devouring every update that comes our way. Now, we finally have the most important detail: the movie's release date! Focus Features has slated the movie for release on Sept. 20, 2019, in North America, with an international debut set for Sept. 13, 2019.

"Since the series ended, fans of Downton have long been waiting for the Crawley family's next chapter," Focus chairman Peter Kujawski said. "We're thrilled to join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors and craftspeople, led by Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, in bringing back the world of Downton to the big screen next September."

Production on the film began Summer 2018 with Julian Fellowes, who wrote the TV series, penning the screenplay. 30 Rock director Michael Engler helmed the film with The Book Thief's Brian Percival and Nigel Marchant serving as executive producers.
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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Adds ‘The Royals’ Max Brown

  • Deadline
‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Adds ‘The Royals’ Max Brown
Exclusive: Max Brown of The Royals and The Tudors is joining Focus Features’ Downton Abbey theatrical feature in an undisclosed role. The pic, which opens on Sept. 20 next year, is currently in production.

Brown most recently starred as John Hurt’s estranged son in the dramatic feature That Good Night and played King Robert on E!’s The Royals. He is repped by Silver Linings Entertainment, UTA, and Independent Talent Group.

Brown joins the original cast of Downton Abbey opposite Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Harry Hadden-Paton, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Lesley Nicol, Penelope Wilton, and Maggie Smith, as well as new cast members Imelda Staunton, Geraldine James, Simon Jones, David Haig, Tuppence Middleton, Kate Phillips and Stephen Campbell Moore. Michael Engler is directing the film with a script by Julian Fellowes. He
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The "Downton Abbey" Movie Has a Release Date, and We're Ready to Spill the (English) Tea

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Ever since the reveal that we would be getting a "Downton Abbey" movie following the PBS series's sixth season finale, we've been devouring every update that comes our way. Now, we finally have the most important detail: the movie's release date! Focus Features has slated the movie for release on Sept. 20, 2019, in North America, with an international debut set for Sept. 13, 2019.

"Since the series ended, fans of 'Downton' have long been waiting for the Crawley family's next chapter," Focus chairman Peter Kujawski said. "We're thrilled to join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors and craftspeople, led by Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, in bringing back the world of Downton to the big screen next September."

Production on the film began Summer 2018 with Julian Fellowes, who wrote the TV series, penning the screenplay.
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Downton Abbey Movie Gets 2019 Release Date

Attention, Downton Abbey Fanatics!

Focus Features has revealed when fans can assemble to watch the movie follow-up. It will be released in North America on Friday, September 20th, 2019.

This is one week after the international debut date, which falls Friday, September 13th.

Little is known about the movie aside from the fact that most of the cast will be back, and that it was written by series creator, Julian Fellowes.

“Since the series ended, fans of Downton have long been waiting for the Crawley family’s next chapter,” Focus chairman Peter Kujawski said in a statement when the movie was announced earlier this year.

“We’re thrilled to join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors, and craftspeople, led by Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, in bringing back the world of Downton to the big screen next September.”

Related: Downton Abbey Movie: Confirmed!

“When the television series drew to a close
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The Downton Abbey Movie Has Been Given A Release Date

The cameras, they are a-rolling on the set of Brian Percival’s Downton Abbey film. And to prove it, Lady Mary herself, Michelle Dockery, shared a really rather stylish set photo just the other day. She’s set to be a prominent player in the long overdue movie, of course, given her ties to the Crawley Family, so we’ll be keeping a close eye on the actresses’ personal Instagram feed as production continues.

It shouldn’t be long before we see more from the film, either, as we’re learning today that it’s set to make its way into theaters next fall. That’s right, Focus Features has announced that Downton Abbey will arrive on the big screen on September 20th, 2019, with those across the pond getting it a bit earlier, on September 13th.

“Since the series ended, fans of Downton have long been waiting for the Crawley family’s next chapter,
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Downton Abbey Movie Gets a Fall 2019 Release Date

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Downton Abbey Movie Gets a Fall 2019 Release Date
Focus Features will release the Downton Abbey movie on Friday, September 20, 2019 in North America and Universal Pictures International will release it on Friday, September 13, 2019 internationally. Commented Focus chairman Peter Kujawski about the release.

"Since the series ended, fans of Downton have long been waiting for the Crawley family's next chapter. We're thrilled to join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors and craftspeople, led by Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, in bringing back the world of Downton to the big screen next September."

The television series Downton Abbey followed the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who worked for them at the turn of the 20th century in an Edwardian English country house. Over its 6 seasons, the series garnered 3 Golden Globe Awards, 15 Primetime Emmy Awards, 69 Emmy nominations in total, making Downton Abbey the most nominated non-us television show in the history of the Emmys - even earning a Special
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'Downton Abbey' feature gets 2019 theatrical release dates

'Downton Abbey' feature gets 2019 theatrical release dates
Principal cast returns. Julian Fellowes back as writer, producer.

Focus Features has set the North American theatrical release of the Downton Abbey feature for September 20, 2019, one week after the launch through Universal Pictures International.

“Since the series ended, fans of Downton have long been waiting for the Crawley family’s next chapter,” said Focus chairman Peter Kujawski. “We’re thrilled to join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors and craftspeople, led by Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, in bringing back the world of Downton to the big screen next September.”

Fellowes, who created Downton Abbey and wrote the film’s screenplay,
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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Gets 2019 Release Date

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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Gets 2019 Release Date
Focus Features will release the “Downton Abbey” movie on Sept. 20, 2019, in North America and Universal Pictures International will debut it overseas a week earlier on Sept. 13, 2019.

“Since the series ended, fans of ‘Downton’ have long been waiting for the Crawley family’s next chapter,” said Focus chairman Peter Kujawski. “We’re thrilled to join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors and craftspeople, led by Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, in bringing back the world of ‘Downton’ to the big screen next September.”

Production began in late August. The companies had announced on July 13 that the original principal cast from the television series — including Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, and Hugh Bonneville — would return for the movie. Imelda Staunton, Geraldine James, Simon Jones, David Haig, Tuppence Middleton, Kate Phillips, and Stephen Campbell Moore have joined the cast.

Fellowes, who created the series and wrote the film’s screenplay, will produce alongside Neame and Liz Trubridge.
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Downton Abbey Movie Release Date Set

You are hereby invited to return to Downton Abbey… in September of 2019. Please RSVP at that time to your local Cineplex.

Focus Features announced on Wednesday that the Downton Abbey follow-up movie will release on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 (in North America), one week after its international drop (on Friday, Sept. 13).

“Since the series ended, fans of Downton have long been waiting for the Crawley family’s next chapter,” Focus chairman Peter Kujawski said in a previous statement. “We’re thrilled to join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors and craftspeople, led by Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, in bringing back the
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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Announces Awards-Friendly 2019 Release Date

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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Announces Awards-Friendly 2019 Release Date
This year’s awards season hasn’t even gotten fully rolling just yet, and already a much-hyped contender for next year’s race has entered the fray. After being officially announced in July, the long-chattered-about “Downton Abbey” feature film is set to debut on Friday, September 20, 2019 in North America, thank to Focus Features, with Universal Pictures International set release it on Friday, September 13, 2019 internationally. Such calendar placement hints that the film could be primed for a fall festival debut and a very merry 2019-2020 awards season.

While details on the feature are still slim, today’s announcement does include confirmation that principal stars Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Harry Hadden-Paton, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Lesley Nicol, Penelope Wilton, and Maggie Smith will return, and they will be joined by new cast members including Imelda Staunton,
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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Sets Fall 2019 Opening

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Focus Features has scheduled its Downton Abbey movie for a Sept. 20, 2019 theatrical release with Universal Pictures International rolling the pic out abroad a week earlier on Sept. 13. On Sept. 20 stateside, Universal has the female comedy Little opening with Justin Hartley, Issa Rae and Marsai Martin. Also Warner Bros. has the Melissa McCarthy-Tiffany Haddish-Elisabeth Moss action crime drama The Kitchen debuting on that date.

“Since the series ended, fans of Downton have long been waiting for the Crawley family’s next chapter,” commented Focus chairman Peter Kujawski. “We’re thrilled to join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors and craftspeople, led by Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, in bringing back the world of Downton to the big screen next September.”

The multi-award winning television series Downton Abbey followed the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who worked for them in an Edwardian English country house
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Filming On The Downton Abbey Movie Gets Underway With Stylish Set Photo

The cameras, they are a-rolling on the set of Brian Percival’s Downton Abbey movie. And Lady Mary herself, Michelle Dockery, has shared a really rather stylish set photo to prove it.

Embedded below, this black-and-white pic appears to have been captured from behind the scenes, where a nearby monitor shows Lady Mary (?) dressed in period garb and standing next to a window. She’s set to be a prominent player in the long overdue Downton Abbey movie, given her ties to the Crawley Family, so we’ll be keeping one eye trained on Dockery’s personal Instagram feed as the production begins to progress.

Coming to us by way of Carnival Films, Deadline has also confirmed that Matthew Goode will be reprising his role as Henry Talbot, though the actor himself later confirmed that he’ll be just “popping in,” presumably in time for the movie’s finale.

Whatever the case,
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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Begins Filming As Michelle Dockery Posts On-Set Snap

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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Begins Filming As Michelle Dockery Posts On-Set Snap
The Crawley family and their servants are back at work as filming kicks off for the feature film spin-off of Downton Abbey.

Star Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary, posted a black and white shot, via Instagram, that appears to show her in her traditional garb.

A few other details have also started to emerge about the Carnival Films production; Matthew Goode, who plays Henry Talbot has revealed that he will star in the film, although he is just “popping in” at the end, presumably too busy running his automobile shop.

He will be joined by a coterie of guest stars including Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton, Geraldine James, Simon Jones, David Haig, Tuppence Middleton, Kate Phillips and Stephen Campbell Moore alongside Dockery, Maggie Smith and Hugh Bonneville.

Michael Engler is directing the film, which was written by series creator Julian Fellowes. Fellowes is producing alongside Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge.
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The Downton Abbey Movie Has Officially Begun Filming

At long last, it’s finally happening. Yes, after much back and forth and several false starts, a Downton Abbey movie is about to materialize and just in case you still had any doubts, Focus Features and Carnival Films announced this weekend that filming has now begun.

From what we understand, series creator Julian Fellowes is the brains behind the movie’s script, and he’ll co-produce the period drama alongside Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge. Brian Percival, meanwhile, whose credits include The Book Thief and About A Girl, among others, and who directed the series’ pilot, will helm the pic, so it’s certainly in good hands.

Plot details are practically non-existent at this early, early stage, and understandably so, but Downton fans can rest assured that, yes, one of TV’s greatest ever dramas is about to receive the send-off it deserves. Especially since the film will see most,
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Downton Abbey Movie Begins Production

Downton Abbey Movie Begins Production
Focus Features and Carnival Films today announced the start of principle photography is due to begin on the Downton Abbey movie. Already confirmed to return are the original principal cast from the acclaimed television series. Joining the all-star cast will be Academy-Award&#174 nominee and multi-award winning actress Imelda Staunton, starring alongside Geraldine James, Simon Jones, David Haig, Tuppence Middleton, Kate Phillips and Stephen Campbell Moore, amongst others.

Academy-Award&#174 winner Julian Fellowes who created Downton Abbey and wrote the film's screenplay will produce alongside Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge. Brian Percival, who directed the series' pilot, will now executive produce the movie, with Michael Engler returning to direct. Nigel Marchant will also return to executive produce.

The television series Downton Abbeyfollowed the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who worked for them at the turn of the 20th century in an Edwardian English country home. Over its 6 seasons, the series garnered 3 Golden Globe Awards,
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Downton Abbey Movie Adds Seven More To Its Cast As Production Gears Up

The Crawley family is headed to the big screen, as the long-rumored Downton Abbey movie is officially a go.

That’s the news that almost brought the internet to a standstill last month, when the producers behind the series announced a summer start date and confirmed that most, if not all of the original cast – Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery and Hugh Bonneville included – will be making their return.

Series creator Julian Fellowes is the brains behind the film’s script, and we understand he’ll co-produce this period drama alongside Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge. Plot details are practically non-existent at this early stage of the creative process, which is totally understandable, but Downton fans can at least rest assured that, yes, one of TV’s greatest ever dramas is about to receive the send-off it deserves. And not only that, but it seems as if there are going
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Imelda Staunton, Geraldine James Join ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie

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Imelda Staunton, Geraldine James Join ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie
Imelda Staunton, Geraldine James, Simon Jones, David Haig, Tuppence Middleton, Kate Phillips, and Stephen Campbell Moore are joining the cast of the “Downton Abbey” movie.

Focus Features and Carnival Films announced the castings Thursday along with the start of principle photography. The companies had announced on July 13 that the original principal cast — including Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, and Hugh Bonneville — from the television series would return for the movie.

Julian Fellowes, who created the series and wrote the film’s screenplay, will produce alongside Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge. Brian Percival, who directed the series’ pilot, will executive produce the movie, with Michael Engler (“30 Rock”) directing. Nigel Marchant will also return to executive produce.

The television series followed the lives of the fictional Crawley family and the servants who worked for them at the turn of the 20th century in an Edwardian English country home. During its
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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Adds Imelda Staunton & Geraldine James, Nears Production Start

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‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Adds Imelda Staunton & Geraldine James, Nears Production Start
The movie based on the British TV hit Downton Abbey is nearing its production start, after Deadline broke the story in July that Focus Features was moving forward on a long-in-the-works feature film reuniting the main cast of the most nominated non-u.S. TV series in the history of the Emmys.

Focus and producer Carnival Films said today that Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton, Geraldine James, Simon Jones, David Haig, Tuppence Middleton, Kate Phillips and Stephen Campbell Moore have joined the cast. The original cast including Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery and Hugh Bonneville are already set to reprise their upstairs/downstairs roles.

Michael Engler is directing the film, which was written by series creator Julian Fellowes. Fellowes is producing alongside Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge. Brian Percival, who directed the series’ pilot, is now executive producing the movie with Nigel Marchant.

Downton Abbey followed the lives of the Crawley family and
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Downton Abbey Star Dan Stevens May Be Returning For The Planned Movie

What’s Downton Abbey without the effortlessly charming Matthew Crawley?

Brought to life by Legion actor Dan Stevens, we now have reason to believe that Mr. Crawley is headed back to the manor to prepare for next year’s Downton Abbey movie, which is said to be gearing up for a production start this summer with most, if not all, of the mainline cast expected to return.

Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery and Hugh Bonneville are already on the docket, with series creator Julian Fellowes on script duties. The latter will also co-produce this one-off period drama alongside Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge, and based on the latest Instagram post from Stevens, it’s one that will almost certainly herald the return of Matthew Crawley to the manor.

Embedded below, you’ll see him rubbing shoulders with Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary Crawley) and Allen Leech (Tom Branson), and the original
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Wait, Will Dan Stevens Be in the ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie After All?

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Wait, Will Dan Stevens Be in the ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie After All?
Dan Stevens has ignited speculation that he may return for the upcoming “Downton Abbey” movie despite his character having been killed off midway through the show’s run.

The “Legion” star posted a picture of himself with “Downton” stars Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech on Instagram on Sunday, asking his followers to vote on whether his character should have a mustache in the film.

Plot details for the movie, which was announced last month, are still unknown and Stevens’ involvement remains unclear. Focus Features, which is distributing the movie in the U.S. did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

Stevens’ character, Matthew Crawley, was killed off in a car crash at the end of the show’s third season.

Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes penned the film’s script and will executive produce the movie alongside Gareth Neame,
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