‘Downton Abbey’ Movie to Shoot This Summer

Three years after going off the air, "Downton Abbey" is coming back as a movie.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Three years after going off the air, “Downton Abbey” is coming back as a movie. Focus Features said Friday that it will this summer begin production on a “Downton” film that will reunite the Crawley family on the big screen. Series creator Julian Fellowes wrote the screenplay and will produce. The long-rumored film adaptation is likely to be released sometime next year. The primary cast members are all set to return.…

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