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NASHVILLE's Hayden Panettiere and Downton Abbey Land Golden Globe Nominations!

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This morning, nominations were announced for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards to be handed out on
live on Sunday night January 12th at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT only on NBC.  The ceremonies will once again be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler!  Each year the Golden Globes honors the best in motion pictures an television as deemed by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association!

And for primetime soap opera fans, there were a couple of notable nominations! First off, Hayden Panettiere scored a nominee for her portrayal of feisty country and western singer, Juliette Barnes on ABC’s Nashville in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television  Series, Mini-Series or Special category!  Hayden will compete against Jacqueline Bisset for Dancing on the Edge, Janet  McTeer, The White Queen, Monica Potter, Parenthood, and Sofia Vergara for Modern Family!

And as for Downton Abbey, which is out about to premiere its fourth season in early January on PBS stateside, the upstairs/downstairs period drama scored a nomination in the Drama Series category! However, “Downton” is up against some pretty heavyweight competition including the odds-on favorite, Breaking Bad, The Good Wife, Masters of Sex and House of Cards!

In addition, there has been much talk this morning that Oprah Winfrey was snubbed for a Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture category for her role in The Butler, especially since just yesterday, she received a nod in the SAG Awards for her performance!

To view the entire list of Golden Globe Nominations here! Then, let us know, are you rooting for Hayden and “Downton”?  Or, the other major nominees in their respective category?  And, what do you think about the Oprah snub?  Comment below!

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Rooting for them both. Hayden will still be Lizzie, and seeing her on live shows she seems so normal and fun loving. and Downtown Abby Will be back soon, and my sunday nights will be full. Love the show .Also like Nashville most of the time,.

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Hayden Panettiere silikone

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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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IT’S OFFICIAL: Downton Abbey The Movie To Go Into Production This Summer

The highly-anticipated and rumored revival of Downton Abbey to the big screen is on!  Production is slated to begin later this summer.

From what we understand, all of the original cast is set to reprise their signature roles in the motion picture, written by series creator Julian Fellowes.

Fellowes will also serve as the executive producer along with other ‘Downton’ notables behind the scenes: Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge, and Nigel Marchant. Brian Percival is set to direct.  Percival also directed the pilot episode of the critically-acclaimed and beloved period soap opera series.

In a statement, Gareth Neame expressed: “When the television series drew to a close it was our dream to bring the millions of global fans a movie and now, after getting many stars aligned, we are shortly to go into production.  Julian’s script charms, thrills and entertains and in Brian Percival’s hands we aim to deliver everything that one would hope for as Downton comes to the big screen.”

Focus Features chairman, Peter Kujawski, shared: “Since the series ended, fans of Downton have long been waiting for the Crawley family’s next chapter. We’re thrilled to join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors and craftspeople, led by Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, in bringing back the world of Downton to the big screen.”

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Downton Abbey ran for six seasons on PBS  and received 15 Primetime Emmy awards and 69 nominations.

Actress Joanne Froggatt, who plays maid Anna Bates, took to Twitter with much enthusiasm at the news: “Delighted to announce we’re getting the band back together! #DowntonMovie #DowntonAbbey”

So, thrilled to hear the Downton Abbey movie is happening? Comment below.

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