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Downton Abbey Movie Status: Joanne Froggatt Has No Idea if Itll Happen

Downton Abbey fans hoping for that long-rumored film might be disappointed. Joanne Froggatt, who played Anna on the hit PBS period drama, was at the Television Critics Association press tour on Saturday promoting her new show Liar, which is premiering on SundanceTV in September. When asked if she had any updates on the Downton Abbey film that has been rumored about since the show went off the air after its sixth season in 2015, she didnt have much to share with fans. Selfishly, it would be great to get together for 10 weeks and have a little reunion, but in all honesty, I have no idea, she told reporters. I absolutely have no idea. Theres been talk, theres been conversations, but nothing has happened. Were all sort of leaving it up to the gods. We have no information.   ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/joanne-froggatt-downton-abbey-movie/

The Downton Abbey Movie Will Start Production in 2018

Downton Abbey  isn't done just yet. An NBC executive has revealed that a movie is in the works and it will begin production in 2018. "There's a movie in the works. It's been in the works for some time," Michael Edelstein, president of NBCUniversal International Studios Edelstein told the  Associated   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/downton-abbey-movie-in-the-works/?rss=breakingnews

Downton Abbey Movie 'In the Works'; Filming Tentatively Slated for 2018

Less than two years after the Crawleys bade farewell to their international audience, a plan is in motion to reopen the doors of Downton Abbey. Theres a movie in the works, Michael Edelstein, president at NBCUniversal International Studios, told the Associated Press this week at the opening of Downton Abbey: The Exhibitionin Singapore. Its been [] http://tvline.com/2017/06/21/downton-abbey-movie-reunion-original-cast/

Downton Abbey Creator, Star to Reteam for PBS The Chaperone

The creator of Downton Abbey is reuniting with one of its stars for the first feature film from PBS and Masterpiece. The Chaperone, which was written by Abbey creator and writer Julian Fellowes, will star Elizabeth McGovern, who played Lady Grantham in the hit series, PBSand Masterpiece announced on Tuesday. Michael Engler, who directed four episodes of the series, will be in the directors chair once again. The film is based on Laura Moriartys best-selling novel of the same name about a Kansas woman (McGovern) who chaperones a dancer named Louise Brooks (Julia Goldani Telles from The Affair) to New York. One is off to become a star while the other is trying to unearth the secrets of her past. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/downton-abbey-creator-star-the-chaperone-pbs-masterpiece/

Report: 'Downton Abbey' Movie to Begin Filming in September

A big-screen take on the Emmy-winning series is reportedly in the works as 'film bosses have requested the services of crew members and accountants to work on the picture.'  ...Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00109245.html

Downton Abbey's Legacy (and Furniture) To Live On With Immersive Exhibition Tour

See Mrs. Patmores kitchen in the flesh. ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/04/downton-abbey-immersive-exhibition-to-tour-the-world.html?mid=full-rss-vulture

The Most Un-Downton Roles Taken by the Downton Abbey Cast

Jessica Brown Findlay as a prostitute, Michelle Dockery as a con artist, and much more. ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/03/downton-abbey-cast-most-surprising-roles.html?mid=full-rss-vulture

Downton Abbey star trades butlers for brothels in Harlots

In Downton Abbey, Jessica Brown Findlays character, Lady Sybil Crawley, raised eyebrows when she dared to wear pants and marry her aristocratic houses Irish chauffeur. Its safe to say the Dowager Countess would definitely not approve of her latest role. In Harlots, premiering Wednesday on Hulu, Findlay plays Charlotte Wells, a courtesan working in the... ...Read More... http://nypost.com/2017/03/27/downton-abbey-star-trades-butlers-for-brothels-in-harlots/

TV’s Most Devastating Departures

Dana Brody in Homeland . Izzie Stevens in Grey’s Anatomy . Joffrey Baratheon in Game of Thrones . None of those characters made this list. They and/or the actors who portray them are terrible! (Sad!) But there have been a plethora of shocking exits in recent years, in part because TV writers, looking for "event" ratings during this golden age of television, have become ruthless, axing an incredible number of fan favorites without a moment's hesitation. To be fair, some of these are due to actors deciding to leave, and, of course, not all of the departures are deaths. But they're all devastating. Updated Feb. 24, 2017. If you haven't watched the Feb. 23 episode of Nashville yet, you should consider skipping the final slide. Sorry! TV’s Most Devastating Departures Launch Slideshow Which TV character's exit hit you hardest? Let us know below! div.post p { text-align: justify; }

Downton Abbeys Matthew Goode to Continue Making Aristocratic Ladies Swoon by Joining The Crown

  Seemingly unsatisfied by  romancing Lady Mary  and strolling through the lush Italian countryside in search of  the perfect grape , noted period-drama dreamboat Matthew Goode has joined the upcoming second season of Netlifx's  The Crown  in an equally tantalizing role. ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/01/matthew-goode-lands-season-2-the-crown-role.html?mid=full-rss-vulture