Will there be a Downton Abbey 3 movie?
As its name suggests, “Downton Abbey: A New Era” ushers the Crawleys of “Downton Abbey” into a whole new era. As the story descends into the 1920s, the Crawleys and everyone around them deal with the major changes of the decade. It’s been over a decade since viewers were first greeted in the halls of Downton, with the first season of the TV series debuting in 2010. After so many years and stories, a third movie “Downton Abbey” is already in the works, or has the story finally ended?
In a recent interview with Sky News, series creator Julian Fellowes admitted he wasn’t sure what’s next for the Crawleys – it’s a bit of a wait.
“I don’t know the answer to that question. The truth is, if they want more and the actors want to do more, then I’m sure we’ll find a way to do more,” he said. he declares. “But I don’t mind if it runs its course; I think that’s fair enough too…I think that’s the test. You want [the audiences] feeling familiar with the characters, with the setup, feeling like they’ve come home – but at the same time you want to give them something new, give them something they’ve never seen before. “
Fellowes also acknowledged the unique challenges of making a movie (or two, or three) based on “Downton Abbey.” He particularly pointed to the show’s many storylines and characters, which make it harder to create a cohesive plot for a single film.
“The other great balancing act of making a movie out of a TV show is that when you have a TV show with a big cast – and our cast is colossal – then they’ll have a story once all the two or three episodes, and outside of that they’ll join in with other people’s stories,” Fellowes said. “But in a movie, that’s not enough. They all have to have their own stories, and those stories all have to have a beginning, a middle, and an end. So it’s a kind of braiding. whole. But every job, no matter what, has a tough side, so I don’t want to sound like I’m complaining.
For now, “Downton Abbey: A New Era” will likely cap most storylines we’ve tracked since the series began. Characters leave home and start new lives, the generational torch has passed, and there’s always something new on the horizon. Whether there is another return to Downton in the future or not, it was a ride to remember!