Focus Options has set manufacturing with Gareth Neame’s Carnival Movies on Downton Abbey 2.
The unique principal forged will all as soon as once more return for the second movie which started manufacturing final week and is about to launch Christmas 2021 on December 22, 2021. Authentic stars contains Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Imelda Staunton and Maggie Smith.
As well as, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West will be part of the forged. Downton creator Julian Fellowes will as soon as once more write the movie’s screenplay, with Emmy winners Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge again to supply with Fellowes. BAFTA and Emmy-nominated director Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn) will be part of the filmmaking workforce to direct the sequel.
The primary movie, which took greater than $230M and was based mostly on the TV juggernaut of the identical title, adopted a Royal Go to to the Crawley household and Downton employees from the King and Queen of England and ended with a ball becoming for the Royal Household.
Gareth Neame, the movie’s producer and government chairman of Carnival Movies mentioned: “After a very challenging year with so many of us separated from family and friends, it is a huge comfort to think that better times are ahead and that next Christmas we will be re-united with the much beloved characters of Downton Abbey.”
Focus Options chairman Peter Kujawski added: “There’s no place like home for the holidays, and we can’t imagine a better gift than getting to reunite with Julian, Gareth, and the entire Downton family in 2021 to bring the Crawley’s back home for their fans.”
Focus Options and Common Footage Worldwide will distribute.