We'll need to spring ahead to be able to see the newest drama at Downton, as Downton Abbey 2 has formally shifted its launch date. The upcoming sequel, which was initially slated to premiere on December 18, has now been moved to a March 18, 2022 launch.
Downton Abbey 2 options the principal forged of the primary movie, together with Michelle Dockery as Mary Talbot, Matthew Goode as Henry Talbot, Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, and Hugh Bonneville as Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham. Along with the returning forged members, Hugh Dancy (Hannibal), Laura Haddock (Guardians of the Galaxy), Nathalie Baye (Catch Me If You Can), and Dominic West (The Wire) have joined the sequel film.
The movie sequence reignited a love for the tv present that introduced us excessive stress for many who reside at Downton. The Crawley household had a lot drama of their posh life, although most of their drama surrounded family points — and the primary movie, which premiered 4 years after the ultimate season of the TV sequence, introduced the King and Queen to Downton Abbey. It was additionally an simple field workplace hit for Focus Options, incomes $31 million domestically in its opening weekend.
The screenplay is by Downton Abbey sequence creator and Oscar winner Julian Fellowes, who additionally produces alongside Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge. Simon Curtis, finest identified for movies corresponding to My Weekend With Marilyn and Goodbye Christopher Robin, will direct the upcoming sequel film.
This new launch date delay places Downton Abbey 2 proper up in opposition to Lionsgate's The Unbreakable Boy however that shouldn't be a problem for Downton, particularly with the devoted fanbase that the present has. The unique sequence catapulted many stars to mainstream recognition for the primary time, together with Dockery and Dan Stevens, who performed Matthew Crawley earlier than his character was killed off the present after its third season.
Sadly, we'll have to attend to return to Downton till subsequent spring, however who doesn't need to see what drama awaits our favourite household and their beloved waitstaff? Downton Abbey 2 is presently anticipated to complete manufacturing this August, and the anticipated sequel will lastly hit theaters on March 18, 2022. Keep tuned to Collider for extra information concerning the movie.
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