A New Period launch date, trailer, solid, extra

(Pocket-lint) – Are you able to imagine it has been 5 years since Downton Abbey ended?

Fortunately, in 2019, followers of the interval drama sequence got the prospect to see the Crawley household and their many maids and footmen as soon as extra with a full-length characteristic movie. However that was not the grand finale to the Downton Abbey Universe.

In 2021, Focus Options introduced {that a} sequel film – known as Downton Abbey: A New Period with most of the identical characters from the unique sequence and first film. Right here is every thing it’s good to learn about Downton Abbey 2.

Downton Abbey 2: Premise

Within the new film, the Crawley household will journey to the South of France to “uncover the thriller of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited villa”.

Downton Abbey 2: Launch date

  • Theatrical launch date: 29 April 2022

In April 2021, Focus Options confirmed a Downton Abbey sequel film can be in cinemas Christmas 2021. “After a really difficult yr with so many people separated from household and mates, it’s a big consolation to suppose that higher instances are forward and that subsequent Christmas we will likely be reunited with the much-beloved characters of Downton Abbey,” Gareth Neame, the movie’s producer said in a statement.

In July 2021 although, the premiere date was pushed to 18 March 2022. It was then pushed again once more to 29 April 2022 within the UK, with the US launch date stated to be 20 Might 2022.

With 29 April having arrived, Downton Abbey 2 is now in cinemas within the UK.

Downton Abbey 2: The place to stream

  • Streaming launch date: 4 July 2022, on Peacock

Precise launch date for streaming availability of Downton Abbey 2 have not been introduced but for the UK and the US.

That stated, Deadline reported that NBCUniversal plans to launch its films on the Peacock streaming service as early as 45 days after their theatrical opening day. Common Photos – and its subsidiary Focus Options – are the primary producers and distributors behind A New Period, so the film will probably land on Peacock within the US round 4 July 2022.

Take into accout Peacock launched within the UK as a part of Sky TV on 16 November 2021. It is accessible to Sky TV, Sky Glass, Sky Q, and Now clients within the UK and Eire. It is not clear but if it is going to seem on Peacock within the UK sooner than the US date.

Downton Abbey 2: Trailers

You may watch the newest trailer for Downton Abbey: A New Period above. We have embedded one other under.

Downton Abbey 2: Pictures

You may see the primary photographs from the brand new movie through the gallery under:

Downton Abbey 2: Forged and crew

Downton Abbey: A New Period is written by creator Julian Fellowes and directed by Simon Curtis.

The sequel brings again many of the principal solid members from the sequence and the primary film. (Per Focus Features, “The unique principal solid will all as soon as once more return for the second movie.) There will likely be new characters as effectively, with Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, and Dominic West all becoming a member of the solid.

  • Hugh Bonneville – Robert Crawley, the Earl of Grantham
  • Elizabeth McGovern – Cora Crawley, the Countess of Grantham
  • Michelle Dockery – Woman Mary Talbot, the oldest Crawley daughter
  • Laura Carmichael – Edith Pelham, the Marchioness of Hexham and center Crawley daughter
  • Maggie Smith – Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
  • Allen Leech – Tom Branson, the widowed husband of youngest Crawley daughter Sybil
  • Jim Carter – Charles Carson, the retired butler
  • Phyllis Logan – Elsie Carson, the housekeeper previously referred to as Mrs Hughes
  • Robert James-Collier – Thomas Barrow, the present butler
  • Joanne Froggatt – Anna Bates, Woman Mary’s maid
  • Lesley Nicol – Beryl Patmore, head cook dinner
  • Sophie McShera – Daisy Mason, assistant cook dinner
  • Penelope Wilton – Isobel Gray, Baroness Merton and Mary’s former mother-in-law
  • Samantha Bond – Woman Rosamund Painswick, Robert’s sister
  • Harry Hadden-Paton – Bertie Pelham, Marquess of Hexham and Edith’s husband
  • Matthew Goode – Henry Talbot, Mary’s husband
  • Douglas Reith – Dickie Gray, Baron Merton and Isobel’s husband
  • Kevin Doyle – Joseph Molesley, former footman and instructor
  • Michael Fox – Andy Parker, footman
  • Imelda Staunton – Woman Maud Bagshaw, Robert’s cousin
  • Tuppence Middleton – Lucy Smith, Tom’s fiancee and Woman Bagshaw’s inheritor
  • Laura Haddock – Myrna Dalgleish
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Downton Abbey 2: Rumours

The primary trailer for Downtown Abbey: A New Period teases a marriage for the character of Tom Branson, and the story of an affair from the Dowager Countess. Little else is understood concerning the sequel’s plot, however because of the teaser trailer, and a few educated guesses, we will make assumptions about potential plotlines.

What yr is it?

The primary Downton Abbey movie is ready in 1927 and targeted on a go to by King George V and Queen Mary to Downton Abbey. The sequel film appears to right away observe, so it could possibly be set round 1928 or 1929. The teaser trailer reveals Tom Branson marrying Lucy, whom he met within the first movie.

Is the Dowager nonetheless alive?

Within the first film, Violet, the Dowager Countess of Grantham, tells her grandaughter Mary that she is dying. Happily, she’s seen within the teaser trailer.

We see her inform the Crawley household that she met a person earlier than her youngsters have been born and, consequently, she now owns a villa within the south of France. A few of the Crawleys – together with Lord and Woman Grantham, Woman Edith and her husband, and Tom Branson and his new spouse Lucy – all seem to go to the villa.

Are Mary and Henry nonetheless collectively?

The teaser trailer for Downton Abbey: A New Period would not present Henry Talbot, Mary’s husband and Tom’s accomplice. He is performed by Matthew Goode. Within the teaser, the household strains up for marriage ceremony photographs, however Henry is lacking in motion. Henry solely briefly appeared within the first film, to elucidate he’s wanted on a enterprise journey.

For these unaware: Goode stars in A Discovery of Witches, so maybe he solely has time for a cameo in A New Period. For now, it is unknown if he’ll seem, and it is also unclear if Mary and Henry are nonetheless married. There is not any motive to suspect in any other case, however what’s a narrative and not using a little drama and battle?

Downton Abbey 2: Easy methods to catch up

To be ready for the newest Downton Abbey film, you need to actually watch the primary movie and in addition your entire sequence. Under are some hyperlinks to the film and present on Peacock and Prime.


Amazon Prime Video

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Writing by Maggie Tillman. Modifying by Britta O’Boyle.