May 12, 2024

‘Downton Abbey’ Series Announces 3rd Movie

Focus Features and Carnival Films are working on the latest Downton movie that will be written by Julian Fellowes, the show’s creator.

Image: Harry Hadden-Paton stars as Bertie Pelham, Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith, Tuppence Middleton as Lucy Smith and Allen Leech as Tom Branson in DOWNTON ABBEY: A New Era, a Focus Features release. Credit: Ben Blackall / © 2021 Focus Features, LLC

Fans of the show and movies can breathe a sigh of relief as, Simon Curtis will be returning to direct after helming 2022’s Downton Abbey: A New Era. Along with Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, and Michelle Dockery, the returning cast includes: Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Phyllis Logan, Robert James-Collier, Joanne Froggatt, Allen Leech, Penelope Wilton, Lesley Nicol, Michael Fox, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, Kevin Doyle, Harry Hadden-Paton, Sophie McShera and Douglas Reith. Also included in the returning cast is, Paul Giamatti, who is fresh off an Oscar nomination for The Holdovers, is reprising his role as Cora Grantham’s brother, Harold Levinson.

A few new faces have been added to the cast as well, they have been announced as, Joely Richardson, Alessandro Nivola, Simon Russell Beale, and Arty Froushan.

No release date or filming start date has been announced yet, but make sure to check back for details!

Downton Abbey: A New Era, the most recent film in theaters, earned $44 million at the domestic box office and $92 million at the global box office. The series first hit the big screen with Downton Abbey, which brought in $194.6 million globally.