The primary episode of digital collection Downton Abbey: Behind The Lens launched immediately, teasing followers with what to anticipate from the brand new sequel film. Throughout one interview, producer Gareth Neame mentioned Downton Abbey: A New Period will likely be “really feel good”, however added: “There will likely be numerous laughs, there’s romance, tragedy, there will likely be tears shed and most of all we’ll get to reconnect with this place and the fantastic characters that inhabit it.”
Followers will keep in mind that on the finish of the primary film, Maggie Smith’s Dowager confided in Woman Mary that she was terminally sick.
However, all of us breathed a sigh of aid when Woman Violet confirmed up within the first trailer for Downton Abbey 2.
Though, she’s suspiciously lacking from the marriage photographs of Tom Branson’s marriage.
With all this in thoughts, we wouldn’t be stunned if the Crawley’s matriarch is lastly killed off within the first act of the film, explaining the “tragedy” and “tears” teased by the producer.
Even when she does die, The Dowager will nonetheless play a major position within the storyline, with Lord Grantham star Hugh Bonneville sharing: “Violet [Maggie Smith’s Dowager] has inherited a villa within the south of France.”
Curiously, there’s no signal of her within the scenes of the Crawleys investigating the house over the English channel, additional implying she’s most likely lifeless at this level within the movie.
This could imply that her son Robert would inherit the home from her, as he and Cora attempt to discover out the reality.
In the meantime, again house Woman Mary is dealing with some robust choices to assist maintain the property going amid monetary difficulties.
Downton Abbey 2’s forged are as follows: “Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Harry Hadden-Paton, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Tuppence Middleton, Lesley Nicol, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton, and new forged members Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, Dominic West, Jonathan Zaccaï.”
Downton Abbey: A New Period arrives in UK cinemas on April 29, 2022.