Dame Maggie Smith Hints She’s Done With The ‘Downton Abbey’ Story

Warning: This article contains potential spoilers for the Downton Abbey movie. With the Downton Abbey movie finally in theaters, fans can finally learn what happens to the Crawley family. But in chatting about the future of the matriarch, Dowager Countess Lady Violet Crawley, Dame Maggie Smith suggests that she’s probably tapping out. The Hollywood Reporter […]

Friday Box Office: ‘Downtown Abbey’ Elegantly Dominates Opening Night, Headed Toward Record Weekend

The busy summer season at the movies is over, but there are still some big films to come out before the holiday blockbusters arrive. Just as the hot months are starting to wind down, Focus Features and Carnival have a hit in the making that is likely going to do better than anything they’ve ever […]

The Real-Life ‘Downton Abbey,’ Highclere Castle, Is Available On Airbnb For One Night Only

While the enthusiasm for all things Downton Abbey has never died down, interest is being stoked by the release of the new Downton Abbey movie. The movie is produced by the creator of the PBS series, Sir Julian Fellowes. But now, there is an added experience available for two lucky Downton Abbey fans. The Earl […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Creator Julian Fellowes Teases A Possible Sequel To The Upcoming Movie

The Downton Abbey movie is scheduled to open next week in the United Kingdom, but series creator Sir Julian Fellowes is already hinting that this might not be the end of the tale of the Crawley family. The Daily Mail reported that Fellowes and series star Elizabeth McGovern, who plays Cora, Lady Grantham, talked about […]

Rose Leslie Exits ‘The Good Fight’ As Lawyer Maia Rindell

Actor Rose Leslie will depart her role in The Good Fight after playing an original cast member in the spinoff of The Good Wife. According to Deadline, Leslie, who was also on the hit shows Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones, is leaving the CBS All Access series after the third season. The news was […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Star Hugh Bonneville To Star In Netflix Family Musical, ‘Jingle Jangle’

Hugh Bonneville, the star of the television series Downton Abbey and the Downton Abbey movie just signed on to return to the small screen with a Netflix Christmas musical. Deadline reports that Bonneville is going to star in the first live-action musical on Netflix called Jingle Jangle. Bonneville joins Forest Whitaker in the holiday film […]

The ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Companion Book Offers A Sneak Peek Into Making The Film

It’s not just the Downton Abbey movie that is in the works, but also a companion book which will offer a behind the scenes look at production, the cast and locations. Town & Country says that the book will be titled Downton Abbey: The Official Film Companion, and it can now be preordered for release […]

‘Downtown Abbey’ Creator Julian Fellowes Says Making The Movie Was ‘Daunting’

Creating the Downton Abbey storyline and characters for the popular television series was complicated enough, but after the show ended, Julian Fellowes agreed to write and produce a movie version for the big screen, and found the task much more difficult than he anticipated. Deadline says that Fellowes confided that even though it was nice […]

Two ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Trailers Just Dropped — And Fans Are Going Wild

Downton Abbey fans are rejoicing as not one, but two different trailers for the feature-length film dropped earlier today, per Entertainment Weekly. The plot of the movie revolves around a royal visit coming to Downton. Director Michael Engler hinted last year that the film would center around an “event,” and the trailer finally confirmed that […]

The ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Posters Are Here

Julian Fellowes and the team behind the ITV and PBS series Downton Abbey is making it official and announcing the upcoming Downton movie with a series of movie posters which read, “We’ve been expecting you,” featuring Lady Mary, Lady Edith, and two footmen (Thomas and Andy, presumably) on the official Downton Abbey Instagram page. Town […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Actor, Who Plays Carson, Is Recognized By Prince Charles

Jim Carter, best known as Mr. Carson, the butler from Downton Abbey, was all smiles as he was invested as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire this month. It’s hard not to think that his character wouldn’t have also been over the moon at the prospect of being recognized by royalty. Vanity […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Star Allen Leech Says He Was Surprised By The New Movie’s Plot

Downton Abbey and Bohemian Rhapsody star Allen Leech is riding high after the success of the Queen biopic and wrapping the movie incarnation of the small screen hit. Now, because the Downton Abbey movie is so highly anticipated, there is already talk of a second movie to continue the story of the Crawley family into […]

‘Death In Paradise’ Season 8 Premiere Features A ‘Downton Abbey’ Fan Favorite

Nothing can make someone miss summer like a glimpse of the fictional Caribbean town of St. Marie, except for the dead bodies that are often found on the hit series, Death In Paradise. With the Season 8 debut in the U.K. this week and upcoming in the United States, fans will see a familiar face […]

The First ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Trailer Makes Its Big Debut

The first Downton Abbey movie trailer is here and is giving fans of the television series a little holiday treat with the first glimpse of Highclere Castle back in action with the Crawley family and their staff. The cast has just wrapped filming of the movie, and even though the plotline is still under wraps, […]

Matthew Goode Shares Details About The Upcoming ‘Downton Abbey’ Film

Actor Matthew Goode spoke about the much anticipated Downton Abbey film in an interview on This Morning with Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield. According to Hello, the 40-year-old said that he would make his return to the Downton Abbey-verse along with some fresh faces. “[I] can’t speak about it. I can’t give any plot away. […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Movie’s Lady Mary, Michelle Dockery, Releases First Photo From The Film Set

Lord and Lady Grantham, Ladies Mary & Edith, and of course the Dowager Countess are back at Highclere Castle, aka Downton Abbey, filming the long-awaited movie by the same name. The whole Crawley family and the downstairs help are returning to bring fans a new chapter of the popular ITV & PBS show. Michelle Dockery […]

The ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Will Include ‘The Crown’ Star Matthew Goode

Many Downton Abbey fans were looking forward to the upcoming Downton Abbey movie to see how Lady Mary’s second marriage to Henry Talbot works out, and how Henry and brother in law Tom Branson get on in their new business. But while Matthew Goode (Henry Talbot) says he will be returning for the project, it […]

The ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Has Started Filming In The U.K.

It’s been years since fans were taken inside Downton Abbey, aka Highclere Castle, to see the Crawley family and their staff, but the Downton Abbey movie is officially underway. Principle photography has started in London, and the original cast is all on board and back at work. CinemaBlend says that the popular show, which first […]

‘Downton Abbey’s’ Michelle Dockery Shares Visit With Co-Stars Dan Stevens & Allen Leech On Instagram

A month ago, the announcement Downton Abbey fans have been waiting for was finally made. There will indeed be a film based on the runaway hit that ran on PBS’s Masterpiece Theater for six years. Production, in fact, is supposed to begin this summer in the UK. Sunday, Michelle Dockery, who portrayed Mary Crawley, posted […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Cast Dishes The Dirt On The Upcoming Movie

While the Downton Abbey cast is gathering in order to start shooting the new movie, they have also been getting together for private dinners where ideas have been shared about the next chapter for the Crawley family. Though show creator Julian Fellowes will not share the exact plot of the film, even he is willing […]

Possible Plots For The ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie

Downton Abbey fans have been longing for a bit more ever since the end of the series was announced, and with the news that there will be a Downton Abbey movie, the new parlor game is to guess what terrain the new movie will cover. With just about the whole cast back, this guessing game […]

The ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Will Include Maggie Smith, Despite Her Past Protestations

Dame Maggie Smith, who played the role of the Dowager Countess on the series Downton Abbey, had said in the past that she didn’t want to be part of a Downton movie, and for the next project, she assumed her character Violet would be dead. But through some miracle of movie magic, Smith is coming […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Film Gets Green Light, Original Cast On Board

When Downton Abbey finally ended its award-winning run on PBS, hearts were breaking at the thought of never hearing another witty retort from Violet, the Dowager Countess of Grantham, or seeing the love stories of John and Anna Bates or Mrs. Hughes and Carson, but now comes word that not only will you be able […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Star Rade Serbedzija Arrested For DUI

Rade Serbedzija, known for his role as Prince Kuragin in Downton Abbey as well as a number of other movie villain roles, was arrested for a DUI, TMZ reports. Santa Monica law enforcement officers pulled over Serbedzija after receiving several phone calls about a Lexus swerving all over the road and “nearly taking out serval […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Creator Julian Fellowes Objects To ‘The Crown’ Portrayal Of Prince Philip

There are probably fans who enjoyed both Downton Abbey and The Crown, but now the creator of Downton Abbey, Julian Fellowes is calling out the depiction of Prince Philip in Peter Morgan’s creation, The Crown. Town & Country says that in her podcast, Katie Couric interviewed Fellowes about his own show, the royals, Brexit, and […]

Highclere Castle Was Saved By ‘Downton Abbey’ For Future Generations

Thanks to Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle went from one more aging great house in the United Kingdom to the most recognizable manor house in the world. Now in the “post-Downton” era, the house is in regular use and the funds from the PBS/ITV series have more than paid for renovations and protected the castle for […]

Sam Heughan, Caitriona Balfe 2018: Pair Has Great Love But They Will Face More Dangers In ‘Outlander’ Season 4

Many fans around the world are now looking forward to the upcoming Outlander Season 4. Previous reports confirmed that Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe are set to reprise their roles as Jamie Fraser and Claire Randall, respectively. Now, spoilers suggest that the show’s lead characters are going to face new dangers in the Starz series’ […]

Julian Fellowes’ American ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘The Gilded Age,’ Will Air In 2019

Fans of Downton Abbey have been waiting excitedly for the new Julian Fellowes series, The Gilded Age, which has been dubbed the American Downton Abbey. Fellowes started the project in 2012, and though it has had many delays, it is now slotted to be on the NBC schedule in 2019. Once again Fellowes will be […]

Boxer Mike Tyson Wants To Play An Aristocrat In The ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie

It turns out that boxer Mike Tyson is one of the biggest Downton Abbey fans ever, and he wants to put it out there that he would like a role in the Downton Abbey movie. And Tyson even has some thoughts for Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes on what he could add to the Downton […]

Prince William And Kate In Setting Like ‘Downton Abbey’ At Queen’s Table Without A High Chair In Sight

Christmas with the royal family is described as very regimented, full of protocols and traditions that are a throwback to the Victorian day and age. Christmas Day is described much like a setting out of Downton Abbey, suggests the former royal chef, Darren McGrady. McGrady, who has cooked about seven Christmas dinners for the royal […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Star Dan Stevens Is Sorry For Ruining Christmas For Series Fans

It’s been five years since the death of Matthew Crawley that left Downton Abbey fans crushed, but the actor who left Downton prematurely says he is still apologizing, primarily to the United Kingdom fans of Downton Abbey. The episode that had Lady Mary giving birth to her first child and cousin Matthew dying in a […]

Highclere Castle Guide Shares Secrets From ‘Downton Abbey’ Cast

Highclere Castle, better known around the world for Downton Abbey, is now back in the hands of the Caernarfon family full time. But the family opens the home and grounds up for tours and special events like weddings and balls several times a year. Diana Mitchell, one of the tour guides at Highclere Castle, recently […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Could Start Filming Next Year

Downton Abbey is finally getting a movie. Fans have been waiting for this news since the PBS series ended its run on Christmas Day in 2015. The series followed the Crawley family and their servants between the years of 1912 and 1926. The show, which was part of the network’s Masterpiece series, was beloved by […]

‘Loch Ness’ Is Full Of Suspense, Quite A Few Red Herrings And A ‘Downton Abbey’ Alum

Loch Ness is the new mystery series on the streaming service Acorn by way of British television’s ITV, and if you are expecting a monster/sci-fi mystery, you are way off the mark. Loch Ness is a mystery set in the Scottish town where the myth of Loch Ness is alive and well, but there is […]

The ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Could Be Coming in 2017, Cast Has Scripts

Rumor has it that a Downton Abbey movie script does exist and it was sent to several cast members, but in true cloak-and-dagger style, sources say it mysteriously disappeared. And even with several new series, like Netflix’s The Crown and Victoria, Downton Abbey fans are holding on to any word that Julian Fellowes is moving […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Cast To Be Replaced For Announced Prequel?

It seems that the Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is willing to finally tip his hand, and share what is next for the story of the Crawley family, as he admits that he has started writing the prequel. Sure, the Netflix series The Crown has made it a bit easier to move on since the […]

How Netflix ‘The Crown’ Is Poaching From ‘Downton Abbey’ Once Again For Season Two

Now that Downton Abbey has wrapped up, the Netflix series The Crown has taken its place as the favorite costume drama. So with just so many British actors, is it surprising that The Crown is poaching some of the talent (and characters) from Downton Abbey? In the last season of Downton Abbey, the widowed Lady […]

‘Downton Abbey’ The Movie Confirmed? Star Jim Carter Teases That The Cast Is Ready

Downton Abbey’s TV days may be over, but that doesn’t mean fans have seen the last of the Crawleys. The period drama is making its way to the big screen with a movie adaptation. Are the cast members ready to reprise their roles one last time? The Mirror is reporting that Downton Abbey star Jim […]

Watch Downton Abbey Marathon Via TV, Streaming Live Online And How To Watch All Six Seasons On Demand [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzkQfVIJun2LIc_-Py-AmmD9N_cpe5jbk PBS will say goodbye to 2016 with a Downton Abbey marathon that will feature all six seasons of the popular series. The marathon begins on Dec. 29, at 9 p.m. ET and ends on Sun. Jan. 1 when the new season of Sherlock on Masterpiece premieres at 9 p.m. ET. For fans of the […]

Will The New PBS Series ‘Victoria’ Be The Next ‘Downton Abbey?’ Official Release Date Set [Video]

Did watching The Crown soothe your Downton Abbey withdrawal for a time, and now you are in search of something else to serve your Anglophile needs? Well, especially if you like The Crown, a series on the time before is just about to launch next month on PBS. Victoria is the story of Queen Victoria […]

Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ And ‘Downton Abbey’ Have A Connection

While The Crown is a Netflix series based on the actual life of Queen Elizabeth II, this article might reveal some spoilers if you haven’t watched the full series. If it seemed as though the new Netflix series The Crown is the right medicine for the Downton Abbey flu, well that would make sense because […]

Maggie Smith’s Classy Response To Jimmy Kimmel’s Emmy Jabs

Maggie Smith may have been absent at several Emmys ceremonies, but the television academy doesn’t hold a grudge, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. The 81-year-old Harry Potter star won yet another Emmy last month but didn’t turn up to the ceremony. Jimmy Kimmel grabs Maggie Smith’s Downton Abbey Emmy for himself after she skips […]

Michelle Dockery Fans Shocked To See A Completely Different Side Of ‘Downton Abbey’s Lady Mary Crawley In Seductive Thriller ‘Good Behavior’

Michelle Dockery, the English actress, gained recognition and stardom through her portrayal of Lady Mary Crawley in Downton Abbey, an ITV period drama which follows the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants. Playing a highborn but stoic character like Lady Mary Crawley helped Michelle to shape her career over the course of […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Roleplaying Packages And ‘Downton Abbey’ Vacations Are A Real Thing

Fans of Downton Abbey are not ready to let go of the costume drama that told the story of the Crawley family at the turn of the century. So to give the fans what they want while the idea of a Downton Abbey movie is still under consideration (and to capitalize on Downton Abbey fever), […]

‘Downton Abbey’: Is There A Movie In The Works?

If you’re a Downton Abbey fan and have been going crazy since the final episode in March, I have some great news for you. No, none of the streaming services. You have probably already checked Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon for Downton Abbey episodes and know they are nowhere to be found. There hasn’t been any […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Michelle Dockery In Racy TNT Drama ‘Good Behavior’

With Downton Abbey behind her, Michelle Dockery is saying goodbye to Lady Mary and hello to new roles, like that of Letty Raines in TNT’s Good Behavior. Behind Dockery is the prim and proper Mary Crawley, and now she is a hard-drinking, drug using character who is frequently a falling down drunk. Dockery is now […]

Now That ‘Downton Abbey’ Is Over, Where Can You Find The Cast On Television?

Lord Grantham, a pirate? Mrs. Patmore, a mob boss? Moseley, a killer? Yes, it could happen, and it is happening on television, now that Downton Abbey has come to end end, the cast has gone their separate ways, but many of them have turned up on television in the U.K., and in the United States. […]

Play ‘Lord Of The Manor’ In This Charming English Village, Now For Sale [Pictures]

If you’d like to play Downton Abbey with a real-life English village under your lordly control, that’s now possible. The 2,000-acre West Heslerton in North Yorkshire is now for sale, and it comes with 375 people. “It’s not quite the Downton Abbey of the north but something quite close should ensure strong interest from North […]

The Background Of ‘Downton Abbey’ Highclere Castle And The Historical Advisor

Though Highclere Castle was a fixture in England before Downton Abbey premiered, and Highclere Castle should be around for years to come, what do fans really know about the estate and the history surrounding the period of time when Downton Abbey takes place? From the history of Highclere Castle to the onset historical advisor for […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Producers Answer Fans’ Burning Questions

Spoiler alert: If you haven’t watched the series finale of Downton Abbey, wait to read this article. Let’s take a moment to savor what was Downton Abbey and how it not only changed the way we watch television, but how it convinced more people to tune into PBS. Even fans of Downton Abbey thought it […]