Focus Sets “Downton Abbey: A New Era” Date

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Focus Features has announced “Downton Abbey: A New Era” as the title for the upcoming “Downton Abbey” movie sequel which is due to open globally on March 18th 2022.

The first trailer for the film was unveiled at CinemaCon in Las Vegas today as part of Universal’s slate presentation. In the film, the Crawley family and the Downton staff make preparations for an overseas journey.

Regulars like Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern and Laura Charmichael return and are joined by the likes of Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West.

Julian Fellowes penned the script while Simon Curtis (“My Week With Marilyn”) is directing. The first film grossed $237.9 million worldwide.

Source: Focus Features