Just in case you haven’t had any interaction with anyone over the last 12 months, Downton Abbey is headed to the big screen.
There isn’t much to the trailer from a storyline standpoint, but the series soundtrack theme and random aerial shots of Highclere Castle are enough to calm the separation anxiety felt since the PBS/ITV series ended in 2016:
While the teaser tagline “Next year, you are cordially invited to the motion picture event. Only in theaters” does give one pause as to whether or not it will simultaneously show up on the small screen, it is happening and it will be in UK and US cinemas in September 2019.
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Aside from the small screen series’ three Golden Globe Awards and 15 Primetime Emmy Awards, its 69 Emmy nominations in total make it the most nominated non-US television show in the history of the Emmys, earning a Special BAFTA award and a Guinness World Record for the highest critically rated TV show along the way.
Downton Abbey: The Movie will hit cinemas in September 2019.