Carson higher come out of retirement for this one, too. Simply consider the silver! Following the rousing success of its first film from 2019, Downton Abbey can be returning for a second movie, set to be launched in theaters on Christmas Day. Focus Options confirmed that the sequel will as soon as once more star the collection’ “unique principal solid” (so begin guessing if the Dowager Countess will survive till the top) with the addition of recent actors Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, and Dominic West, the latter of whom already has fairly the torrid relationship with a sure Downton woman. Julian Fellowes has as soon as once more written the movie’s screenplay, though the character of the script hasn’t been revealed … however how can life presumably get extra thrilling after a go to from the king and queen? Perhaps Robert’s practice investments are lastly paying off? Ha, yeah proper. “After a really difficult 12 months with so many people separated from household and associates,” producer Gareth Neame stated in a press release, “it’s a big consolation to suppose that higher occasions are forward and that subsequent Christmas we can be re-united with the a lot beloved characters of Downton Abbey.” We agree, and in addition hope there’s a montage of Edith’s continued glow-up.