Another ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Looks Likely – Just Not Soon, Producer Says

Published on Dec 03, 2019

Another ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Looks Likely – Just Not Soon, Producer Says

A second “Downton Abbey” movie looks likely – but it’s unlikely to happen anytime soon, despite efforts to get writer Julian Fellowes to pull some night shifts, producer Gareth Neame says.

Fellowes and Neame were quizzed about a sequel to “Downton Abbey: The Movie,” which enjoyed a successful release earlier this year.

“Fortunately, it has worked,” Neame said at the Content London conference’s Drama Summit. “It’s Focus Features’ biggest film ever, it broke the record held by ‘Brokeback Mountain’ for many years, it’s Universal’s biggest release in the U.K. all year, and [it’s] so far grossed about $185 million globally.

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Author: Stewart Clarke