Focus Features has announced that filming began last week on a second “Downton Abbey” movie, and the original principal cast will all once again return for the second film due for release right before Christmas.
Carnival Films will co-produce the picture which also stars Hugh Dancy, Dominic West, Laura Haddock and Nathalie Baye.
Series creator Julian Fellowes will once again write the film’s screenplay, with Liz Trubridge to produce and Simon Curtis (“My Week with Marilyn”) to direct.
The project is set to release on December 22nd 2021.
Source: Focus Features