Since Downton Abbey stopped airing each Sunday in 2015, many fans have been left asking themselves, “What is a weekend?”
Lucky for us Crawley fanatics, the British historical drama is finally returning—this time as a feature film.
Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawski announced today that Carnival Films will take on the next chapter of the family drama with creator Julian Fellowes writing the screenplay and Brian Percival, the director of the series’ pilot, at the production’s helm.
Downton Abbey‘s original run was highly awarded, winning 3 Golden Globes, a Special BAFTA, and 15 Emmys. Understandably, expectations for the film are high. Read more…