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Downton Abbey Season Four Trailer Makes It Debut! Watch The Video!

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Nominated for 12 Emmy awards, this September in the U.K. will mark the return of Downton Abbey on ITV, while viewers in the United States will have to wait till January 5th, 2014 for Downton Abbey’s fourth season to begin on PBS’ Masterpiece Classic!

But to get fans across the pond and in the States revved up, ITV has released the first full-length promo of ‘Downton ‘season four!  Paramount in it is a scene between Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary) and Dame Maggie Smith (Dowager Countess) where the Countess says to a grieving Mary, “You have a straightforward choice.  You must choose either death or life.”  To which Lady Mary responds, “And you think I chose life?”

After that, a montage of images featuring the celebrated cast of one of the finest shows on television and certainly one of the best soap operas, with Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Allan Leech, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Phyllis Logan and more!

Now after the jump watch the first promo for Downton Abbey season four and let us know what if you are looking forward to the new season?

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Shay

Love, love , love “Downton Abbey!” Cannot wait for the next installment…looking forward to the redoubtable Dowager Countess and the lamentable Lady Mary…they are the shining stars of the show. Also enjoy the great supporting players that make this such riveting viewing…Carson, Anna, Mrs. Hughes, etc. Not too jazzed about the prospective suitors for the Widow Crawley though….Matthew is a hard act to follow. (Perhaps “Mr. Pamuk” had a twin brother that they could send her way????)

ethel
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ethel

i can not wait until this show comes back on!

su0000
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su0000

LOL the Britt accent is so garbled and unpleasant, to me..
I tried to watch it but to me its a soap for elderly people..

it does well, so many do like it and they enjoy it, just not for me 🙂

Shay
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Shay

Have to say I really hope that they do not “remarry Mary” until Series 5…I am simply not bowled over by any of her perspective suitors, although of all of them I like Julian Ovenden the best…he was superb on “Foyle’s War.” I would much prefer they obtain another ” fair-haired honey” for the Widow Crawley in the future…someone more in the mold of Matthew…perhaps Douglas Booth or Rupert Penry-Jones!

Shay
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Shay

That should be “prospective…” Spell check changed it…..

Derrick
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Derrick

Cannot wait…………

Kate
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Kate

Love this soap! The characters have depth. I feel like I am actually in the room with them. Really looking forward to the new season.

Shay
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Shay

So very true! It’s as if one were actually present in that long-departed world of elegance…completely absorbing and all-encompassing! The beauty of each and every episode is absolutely breathtaking, and no matter how many times you watch them, they feature something new and intriguing to capture your imagination….a visual, verbal and musical treat for the senses!!!! I totally adore “Downtown Abbey!”

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rebecca1

@Shay. Wonderful comment. In fact…it’s something I would’ve/could’ve written myself! LOL. Kudos for an incredibly spot on, eloquently stated critique!

Shay
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Shay

@rebecca1…..Thank you for your gracious compliment, although as a fellow “Abbey” aficionado, I think you will agree that there are simply not enough superlatives in the English language to adequately describe the magnificence that is the show….it’s that special…and spectacular!!!! So cannot wait for the next series…tea and biscuits to the ready!!!!

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bc

There are tons of new chars on downton abbey. Only 1 black char. The rest are white chars. Yet not 1 new char is Indian despite abbey creator saying it would be realistic for this period piece to have Indian chars. Of course there are no chars of Asian ethnicity bec abbey needs abt 9 new white chars.

Chloe
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Chloe

I can’t see the video. I get a message: “The Uploader has not made this video available in your country.” I’m in New Jersey. Did we secede & I didn’t notice? :O

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‘Downton Abbey 2’: Big-Screen Sequel Announced & Coming For Christmas

So many of us loved the soap opera that was Downton Abbey when it aired on PBS and ITV for six seasons.  Then, a few years later in 2019, the highly-awaited Downton Abbey movie hit movie theatres near you.

Now comes word from Focus Features that a big-screen sequel is in the works and is slated for release this Christmas in December of 2021.

In a social media announcement, the film company shared: “We’re thrilled to announce that Julian Fellowes and the entire Downton cast are back for #DowntonAbbey2, with Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West joining! See the film in theaters this Christmas.”

While, of course, no plot has been teased or given away, Fellowes will write the screenplay, with Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn) set to direct.

“There’s no place like home for the holidays, and we can’t imagine a better gift than getting to reunite with Julian, (producer) Gareth Neame and the entire Downton family in 2021 to bring the Crawleys back home for their fans,” said Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawsk in a statement.

So, excited to see your favorites and some potential new ones in the all-new Downton Abbey Movie later this year? Comment below.

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DOWNTON ABBEY THE MOVIE: Official Trailer Released

Finally, Downton Abbey fans get a preview of the upcoming motion picture that is set for release in theatres on September 20th.

What we know is that the The film is set in 1927 and the plot revolves around the King and Queen of England coming to the estate for a visit and so … the Crawleys must prepare their arrival.  In fact, they have to bring back Mr. Carson to help!

Featured in the trailer are series stars, who are also back for the film: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode, Joanne Froggatt, Jim Carter and Maggie Smith.

Series creator Julian Fellowes wrote the script and Michael Engler will serve as director. Engler directed the two-hours series finale.

As fans know, Downton Abbey ran on PBS Masterpiece for six seasons here in the U.S.

Check out the trailer, and then let us know if you are excited to see the movie? Comment below.

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‘Downton Abbey’ The Movie Releases Its First Trailer

Now here’s a huge teaser that will get you wanting to see more!  Those of us who loved the British period soap opera, Downton Abbey, which came to a conclusion after its sixth season on PBS here in the United States, will finally get their wish when the film version hits in 2019.

As previously reported, the series executive producer Gareth Naeme said about the film,  “We aim to deliver everything that one would hope for as Downton comes to the big screen.”

Look for the film to land in movie theatres on Friday, September 20th, 2019, with it debuting internationally the week prior on Friday, September 13th.

Most of the cast is intact including: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Harry Hadden-Paton, David Haig, Geraldine James, Robert James-Collier, Simon Jones, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Tuppence Middleton, Stephen Campbell Moore, Lesley Nicol, Kate Phillips, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton and Penelope Wilton.

Julian Fellowes once again writes the script for the film for the characters he created for the TV series.

Now check out the first trailer below, when just hearing that memorable opening theme song, it brought us back to the drama and the romance of Downton Abbey.

Let us know if you are thrilled to know that the movie is set for release …. and if you are looking forward to seeing what happens to the Crawleys and others in the next chapter of their story when the movie comes your way via the comment section below.

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