Unfortunately for Downton Abbey fans, there won’t be anything under the tree this Christmas as the release of the sequel to the first feature film of the long-running PBS series has been pushed from December 2021 to March 18, 2022.
It was inevitable that Sir Julian Fellowes’ newest endeavor would be forever linked and compared to the greatness of Downton Abbey. And, given the fact that his newest effort, Belgravia, starts out with a promotional tag line of ‘secrets, sex, class warfare and corsets’ among the upper echelon of London society, it’s no wonder. While both series explore […]
Downton Abbey-Nation has heard this all too often ever since Mr. Carson shuttered the doors of Downton on Sunday, March 6, 2016. But given the recent communication from the series’ official Twitter account, this time you can take it to the bank that there is, officially, to be a Downton Abbey feature film on the horizon with […]
Downton Abbey writer/creator, Sir Julian Fellowes, has yet another period drama in his prolific mind palace. According to Deadline, Fellowes has set his sights and pen on the richest family in history to dramatize one of the world’s most famous rags-to-riches stories in a series called Five Arrows for Sky Atlantic. Set against the backdrop of war […]
Deadline reports that NBC has once again tapped the Downton Abbey creator to create and executive produce The Gilded Age, a ‘sweeping fictional epic’ of the millionaire titans of New York City in the 1880s. It was 2012 when the two first discussed the possibility of an “American Downton.” But as the NBCUniversal-owned Carnival Films produced series […]
Even though it’s been almost a full 18-months since the doors of Downton Abbey were shuttered, the desk of writer/creator Sir Julian Fellowes is just now tidy enough to begin focusing on his next project, The Gilded Age. Billed as ‘the U.S. Downton Abbey‘, The Gilded Age was originally commissioned in 2012 by NBC. In an attempt to calm any […]
Elizabeth McGovern, a.k.a. Lady Cora Crawley in the award-winning Masterpiece production Downton Abbey, is set to reunite with series creator Julian Fellowes and director Michael Engler for a feature film based on Laura Moriarty’s bestseller, The Chaperone, that will air later on PBS. Announced earlier this week at the PBS Annual Meeting in San Diego, The Chaperone is set in the […]
This is nothing short of brilliant on two counts. Well, probably more than two, but that’s all I can think of at present. First, the fact that Matt Lucas is returning to Doctor Who and, two, no one EVER gets to see anything other than maybe a few stills taken during production of Doctor Who. EVER! Those […]