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Downton Abbey Star Maggie Smith Throws Shade Back at Jimmy Kimmel After Emmys Jab

Say what you will about Maggie Smith ; she can take a joke. And she can give one too. After serving as the butt of Emmy host Jimmy Kimmels jokes on Sunday night, the Downton Abbey actress shot back at Kimmel on Monday in the classiest but most effective of ways. During Sunday nights Emmys broadcast, after Minnie Driver and Michael Weatherly announced that Smith who was not in attendance at the ceremony had won the award for supporting actress in a drama series, the ABC host snatched the trophy away and declared that the Academy wouldnt be mailing it to the actress.  Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/downton-abbey-star-maggie-smith-throws-shade-back-at-jimmy-kimmel-after-emmys-jab/

Downton Abbey Producer To Adapt Alex Gibney Documentary Zero Days As Drama Series

Alex Gibneys latest documentary Zero Days , which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in February, is getting a drama series treatmentby Downton Abbey producer Carnival Films, part of NBCUniversal International Studios. Thedramatic thriller, tentatively titled Stuxnet , will be written byStephen Schiff ( The Americans ), with Gibney set to direct as well as produce alongside Marc Shmuger. The first season will be based on Gibneys Zero Days, which Shmuger and Gibney ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/09/zero-days-alex-gibney-documentary-drama-series-downton-abbey-producers-1201820177/

Emmys: 'Downton Abbey' Creator on Balancing Comedy With Tragedy, Advice for Host Jimmy Kimmel

With 10 total Emmy nominations, winning the big drama award would be tough but isn't unprecedented, as creator/showrunner Julian Fellowes recalls the highlights of the period series' final season and the most challenging scene to pull off. ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/oev-H4yRnjA/emmys-downton-abbey-creator-balancing-919032

Downton Abbeys Anna Robbins On Costuming The Final Season: The Cast Coveted A Few Pieces

When costume designer Anna Mary Scott Robbins was brought onto Downton Abbey in its fifth season, it was, she says, "To really bring it right into the '20s and epitomize that decadejust a new take on things." Robbins is currently enjoying her second Emmy nomone for each year she worked on Downton . By the time Robbins came on board, Downton's popularity had soared into the worldwide stratosphere, with a particularly powerful spotlight on the stunning period wardrobe of ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/08/downton-abbey-anna-mary-scott-robbins-kate-middleton-interview-1201804695/

Michelle Dockery Teases Downton Abbey Movie Spinoff: It May Not Be Over Yet

Fans on both sides of the pond were devastated when Downton Abbey came to an end in March. But star Michelle Dockery brought freshhope to viewers still mourning the PBS Masterpiece period drama when she predicted that there may still be a movie spinoff in the future. I think there is potential for a film, the actress who playedLady Mary Crawleytold British newspaper The Telegraph . That is something I would wholeheartedly consider, so we will see. It may not be over yet. ....  Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/michelle-dockery-tease-downton-abbey-movie-spinoff-it-may-not-be-over-yet/

Michelle Dockery Teases Potential Downton Abbey Movie

  We may be getting closer to a Downton Abbey movie. Star Michelle Dockery recently said she'd be on board for a film version of the British drama. "I think there is potential for a film," Dockery told The Telegraph. "That is something I would wholeheartedly consider, so we will see. It may not be over .  Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/michelle-dockery-downton-abbey-movie/?rss=breakingnews

Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery Joins Netflix Miniseries Godless

NetflixsGodless just acquired a goddess of British period drama. Downton AbbeysMichelle Dockery will play the female lead in the streaming video sites upcoming miniseries, our sister site Variety reports. The 1880s-set Western drama follows a dangerous outlaw Frank (played by The Newsrooms Jeff Daniels)who will stop at nothing to hunt down his partner-turned-mortal enemy Roy [] http://tvline.com/2016/07/25/michelle-dockery-godless-cast-netflix/

More Downton Abbey Movie Buzz As Final Season Scores 10 Emmy Nominations

The Television Academy today seemed to join the chorus of voices calling for a Downton Abbey movie, as the PBS/Masterpiece show clocked 10 nominations for its final season, bringing it to a total 69 for its six-season run. The show will compete in the Outstanding Drama category, with further nominations for Julian Fellowes as a writer and Maggie Smiths inimitable supporting role as the Dowager Duchess, Lady Violet. Michael Engler is nominated for directing the season.   Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/07/downton-abbey-movie-buzz-10-emmy-nominations-1201786572/

Downton Abbey Star Made Dame, Rod Stewart Knighted By Queen Elizabeth II

Move over, Maggie Smith . Downton Abbey now has two dames. Penelope Wilton, who played Isobel Crawley on all six seasons of the popular British drama, was made a dame the female equivalent of a knight by Queen Elizabeth II on Friday. Wilton, a prolific stage actress who has also appeared in films ranging from Shaun of the Dead to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, was honored for her services to drama. Her Downton costar and on-screen rival Maggie Smith was made a dame in 1990.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/downton-abbey-penelope-wilton-dame-rod-stewart-knight/

‘Downton Abbey’ Creator’s New Series ‘Doctor Thorne’ Heads to Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime is still building its library of original content, though it has a few standouts (mostly comedies like Transparent and Mozart in the Jungle). One thing it is clearly looking to specifically expand on, though, are international acquisitions. This is something Hulu got in the game with early on, and Netflix has (of course) done very well in the last few years. And when specifically talking about offerings from across the pond, PBS is no longer the primary place to find British comedies and dramas. Hulu, Netflix, even Lifetime (War & Peace) and AMC (The Night Manager) have been snatching them up lately, and it seems Amazon Prime is looking to do the same. READ MORE...
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