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Downton Abbey is being made into a MOVIE

Filming has begun

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Downton Abbey is being made into a movie.

The hugely popular show announced the exciting news on their social media accounts this afternoon.

Original cast members that will return for the film include Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery and Hugh Bonneville.

Focus Features has set production with Carnival Films and they will be distributing with Universal Pictures International.

Welcome back to Downton! We’re thrilled to announce that #DowntonAbbey is coming to the big screen. Film production begins this summer.

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The official Instagram account for the hit show announced, “Welcome back to Downton! We’re thrilled to announce that #DowntonAbbey is coming to the big screen.”

“Film production begins this summer.”

Famous fans including Laura Whitmore are delighted, sharing their support for the project on social media.