It takes a very special movie to make you feel like you’ve arrived home and in the arms of your family, but that’s exactly what Downton Abbey: A New Era book. That’s exactly what makes it the perfect movie to see this Mother’s Day.
The cast of Downton Abbey- the beloved British historical drama series that ran for six seasons and then returned in 2019 as a feature film due to popular demand – is back and ready to take the Crawley family on another series of adventures.
This time around, the family is firmly set in the late 1920s, and this new, more modern world is a bit different from the series we’ve spent so many years with.
Watching Downton Abbey: A New Era the feeling of being in good hands. It was written by Julian Fellowes, the creator and screenwriter of the TV series and the first movie, who brings his wit and charm to this new storyline.
Check out the trailer for Downton Abbey: A New Era. In theaters April 28.
In this new film, Michelle Dockery’s Lady Mary Talbot has firmly taken up her position as the (unofficial but still highly respected) head of Downton Abbey, and is acutely aware that her family needs extra funds to keep the house. and the staff works well.
It’s the catalyst that leads him to accept a very tempting offer, initially against his family’s wishes, from the dashing Jack Barber (a perfectly cast Hugh Dancy), a Hollywood director who wants to shoot his latest film at Downton Abbey.
Mary’s decision leads Downton Abbey to be passed by filmmakers and big-screen stars, including glamorous diva Myrna Dalgleish (Laura Haddock), who is hiding a personal secret, and handsome leading man Guy Dexter (Dominic West) who begins to establish a privileged relationship with certain members of staff.
However, after filming disrupts life at Downton Abbey, the film’s future is turned upside down when a call from Hollywood’s top brass halts production. It is then up to the staff and the inhabitants of the house, even the traditionalists who were initially against the project, to intervene and save the film.