‘Downton Abbey’ New Character Posters: Feast Your Eyes on 9 New Posters

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Maggie Smith (Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham) and Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary Crawley) in ‘Downton Abbey’ (Photo Credit: Focus Features)

Focus Features has released nine new posters featuring characters from the upcoming Downton Abbey film. The movie’s based on the television series and continues the story of the Crawley family and their servants.

Focus Features is targeting a September 20, 2019 theatrical release date.

The cast of the film inspired by the popular series is led by Hugh Bonneville and Elizabeth McGovern. Returning cast members include Laura Carmichael, Michelle Dockery, Robert James-Collier, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Harry Hadden-Paton, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Sophie McShera, Lesley Nicol, Penelope Wilton, and two-time Academy-Award winner Maggie Smith (California Suite, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie).

New to the Downton Abbey world are Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Pride), Geraldine James (Anne with an E, Beast), Simon Jones (The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Brideshead Revisited), David Haig (Killing Eve, Penny Dreadful), Tuppence Middleton (War and Peace, The Imitation Game), Kate Phillips (Peaky Blinders, The Crown), and Stephen Campbell Moore (History Boys, Lark Rise to Candleford).

Series creator Julian Fellowes wrote the script and Michael Engler directed the feature film adaptation. Fellowes also serves as a producer along with Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge.

The Plot:

“The television series Downton Abbey followed the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who worked for them at the turn of the 20th century in an Edwardian English country house. Over its 6 seasons, the series garnered 3 Golden Globe Awards, 15 Primetime Emmy Awards, 69 Emmy nominations in total, making Downton Abbey the most nominated non-US television show in the history of the Emmys – even earning a Special BAFTA award and a Guinness World Record for the highest critically rated TV show along the way.”

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Hugh Bonneville (Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham) and Elizabeth McGovern (Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham)

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Matthew Goode (Henry Talbot) and Allen Leech (Tom Branson)

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Brendan Coyle (John Bates) and Joanne Froggatt (Anna Bates)

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Harry Hadden-Paton (Bertie Pelham) and Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith Crawley)

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Phyllis Logan (Elsie Carson) and Jim Carter (Charles Carson)

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Lesley Nicol (Mrs. Patmore) and Sophie McShera (Daisy)

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Robert James-Collier (Thomas Barrow) and Michael C Fox (Andrew Parker)

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Kevin Doyle (Joseph Molesley) and Raquel Cassidy (Phyllis Baxter)


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