Published: July 14, 2018 8:34:40 am
Three years after going off air, Downton Abbey is coming back as a movie. Focus Features said Friday that it will begin production on a “Downton” film that will reunite the Crawley family on the big screen. Series creator Julian Fellowes wrote the screenplay and will produce the film.
The long-rumored film adaptation is likely to be released sometime next year. The primary cast members are all set to return. Over six seasons, Downton Abbey became a global hit, airing in at least 150 countries, and setting a record for non-U.S. television shows with 69 Emmy nominations and 15 wins. It also won 3 Golden Globes.
The official account of the show tweeted the news….