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Bring on the fun hats! Downton Abbey is getting its very own movie.

The original principal cast from the TV series will return for the film, which begins production this summer. Also returning from the OG series is creator Julian Fellowes, writer of the film’s screenplay, who will produce alongside  and Liz Trubridge. Brian Percival, director of the series’ pilot, will direct the film and show producer Nigel Marchant will return to executive produce.The best part of Downton Abbey is Professor McGonagall’s #mugglelife as a Crawley in the show—now we’re about to get more.


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Xandra Harbet

Xandra Harbet

Xandra Harbet is an assistant editor at Adventure Publishing Group. She enjoys nerding out for articles on the Pop Insider, crafting weekly toy reviews for the Toy Insider and contributes to the trade magazines the Toy Book and the Licensing book. When Xandra isn't writing or attending conventions, she's dancing around her room in Supergirl cosplay, jammin' out to Britney Spears. She once had to stash her lightsaber behind a bush at the Rogue One premiere because the theater had a lame 'no Kyber crystal weapons' policy. Her friends insist that she's the poster child for Gryffindor because she's staunch in her beliefs and recklessly tries to change the world. You can follow her wild adventures on Twitter @stakingmyheart or glimpse her massive collection of selfies on Instagram @dontgostakinmyheart