Maggie Smith says ‘Downton Abbey’ movie is ‘squeezing it dry’

Filming on the long-awaited Downton Abbey may finally be getting close, but we wouldn’t bet on Dame Maggie Smith being in it right now. It was revealed today that the film’s shoot is due to begin in September. Last October there were reports that Smith had signed on to appear in the big screen version of the period drama as Violet Crawley, Dowager … >

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Maggie Smith has signed up for ‘Downton Abbey’ movie

It looks like the long-rumoured Downton Abbey movie is actually happening! Dame Maggie Smith has reportedly signed on to appear in a big screen version of the period drama as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham. Speaking at BBC America’s BAFTA Party in West Hollywood, actor Michael Fox told DailyMail.com: “[Maggie Smith] elevates it to something else, because she is such … >

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‘Downton’ creator says there’s 64.5% chance of movie happening

Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes has confirmed that he would “love to do a movie” spin-off. The period drama concluded last month with a feature-length Christmas special following six seasons. > Buy the complete Season 1-6 box set on Amazon. Speaking at the 21st National Television Awards at The O2 Arena in London, Fellowes told … >

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‘Downton Abbey’ execs hoping movie will happen

The makers of Downton Abbey are “keen” to reunite the cast for a big-screen spin-off. The period drama concluded last month with a feature-length Christmas special following six seasons. > Buy the complete Season 1-6 box set on Amazon. Executive producer Gareth Neame told Deadline: “I’m glad about the movie question because it replaces the … >

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‘Downton Abbey’ Christmas 2015 special recap: The last ever episode

Bravo, Mr. Fellowes—you got it all right! The episode opens on an idyllic summer afternoon. Henry Talbot is struggling to find his place at Downton. Charlie’s death has put him off racing. Lady Edith announces her decision to live a spinster’s life in London with Marigold. Lady Mary orchestrates a surprise meeting between a remorseful … >

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‘Downton Abbey’ teasers: 10 quotes from the last ever episode

Downton Abbey will end forever this week with a feature-length special on Christmas Day. Mary endeavours to build bridges with her sister while Edith’s secret continues to pose a threat, despite having nothing left to lose. As Henry settles into the role of husband and stepfather, finding his place at Downton proves more difficult. Below … >

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Watch trailers for the last ever ‘Downton Abbey’ episode

The first trailers have been released for this year’s Downton Abbey Christmas special. Season 6 concluded last month and the period drama will end with a two-hour festive special at 8.45pm on Friday 25 December on ITV. > Buy the complete Season 1-6 box set on Amazon. The official synopsis for the final episode reads: … >

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7 new pics from the last ever episode of ‘Downton Abbey’

ITV has released another set of new pictures from the final Downton Abbey episode. Season 6 concluded on ITV last month and the period drama will end with a feature-length special on Christmas Day. > Buy the complete Season 1-6 box set on Amazon. The last ever episode will feature the return of Lily James … >

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