It has taken longer to wait than we expected but now it is nearly time for the Crawley family to be back with their employees.
Downton Abbey - A New Era has finally arrived in theaters. Now, a teaser trailer shows many of our favourite characters.
Although Downton Abbey films end with a hint at the final scene of Dowager Countess Maggie Smith, it is clear that the character will be back in this sequel.
Hugh Bonneville (Robert Crawley Earl of Grantham) previously confirmed that Downton Abbey was being remade long before production even began.
The cast will include Hugh Dancy (The Pursuit of Love), Laura Haddock and Nathalie Baye.
Fans have been treated to many glossy new photos in preparation for the film's release.
You can read on to find out everything you need about the Downton Abbey movie, which is subtitled A New Era.
Downton Abbey: A New Era is coming to cinemas in the UK on March 18, 2022.
It comes nearly three years to the day after the debut of Downton Abbey's first film, which was released in cinemas in 2019.
Six series of the original series were broadcast on ITV UK from 2010 to 2015.
The original release date for the sequel was set by film distributors to air in Christmas 2021. But, due to delays caused by pandemics in production, the release date was moved to next year.
Now, we have the complete cast list confirmed for the next sequel. The film was also promoted with the help of its new poster.
Here are the names of confirmed return cast members for the series and the movie.
Also, there are some younger cast members like Hugh Dancy from Hannibal, Dominic West of The Pursuit of Love, and Nathalie baye of French acting fame.
White Lines actress Laura Haddock joined the White Lines cast as Myrna Dahleish.
Focus Features and Universal Pictures released a full trailer for Downton Abbey: A New Era. It was available on November 15, 2015.
You can see the complete teaser trailer here.
We were able to see the first part of the movie's plot. It shows the Dowager Countess, who reveals her "mysterious past" with a man that occurred before she was married to the Earl. This has led her into the possession of a villa located in southern France.
As well as featuring many of our new cast members, the trailer also features some old favorites. Then we see them heading to France for holidays.
End of clip with Dowager Countess biding the Crawley family goodnight
The plot details of this movie are currently being kept secret, however the trailer shows a beautiful trip to southern France. This connects with the mysterious past that belonged to the Dowager Countess.
Although the trailer doesn't reveal much else, all of our favorites are back to take part in the activities and hobbies of these changing times.
Branson appears more happily married than ever to Lucy (Tuppence middleton), as he was in the first movie.
RadioTimes.com exclusive: Imelda Staunton stated that she would "of course" love to return her Lady Maud Bagshaw role in a sequel.
The third version of Queen Elizabeth II was played by the actress. She said Downton "was a very pleasant job to do," before saying that it had a beautiful arc.
"I know Penelope Wilton (Isobel Crawley) and Maggie Smith [Smith], who play Lady Violet Crawley before, so we're familiar with each other," she stated.
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