It was a few months ago, when the news made public that the famous period drama Downton Abbey is being made into a film.
The latest we get to know that the project has wrapped up the shooting and film will get into its post-production. Exciting the fans that it is one step closer for its release on big screens.
The news of shoot being wrapped up was shared on the film’s official twitter account.
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The television series features the lives of the fictional Crawley family and the servants who worked for them at the turn of the 20th century in an Edwardian English country home.
Film features the original principal TV series cast, that includes Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, and Hugh Bonneville. In addition to it Imelda Staunton, Geraldine James, Simon Jones, David Haig, Tuppence Middleton, Kate Phillips, and Stephen Campbell Moore have joined the star cast.
The screenwriter Julian Fellowes, along with the producers Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge and Nigel Marchant have returned with the Downton Abbey film. While the film is being directed by Brian Percival, who known for the “The Book Thief” and “About a Girl”. He has also directed the series’ pilot.
During its 6 seasons from 2010 to 2015, the series won 15 Primetime Emmy Awards and 69 Emmy nominations in total. That makes it the Downton Abbey the most-nominated non-U.S. TV show in the history of the Emmys.
Film is reported to be releasing in September 2019.