The Crawley family is getting a visit from royalty. Downton Abbey movie at CinemaCon in Las Vegas on April 3, and it shows Lord and Lady Grantham welcoming King George V to their home, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
A King and Queen Come to Downton
In addition to showing Lord and Lady Crawley, Lady Mary, and Lady Edith greeting the King and his wife Queen Mary, the trailer says that the rich family is learning to get on less, as Lord Grantham says, "No maid, no nanny, no valet. It's 1
The Crawley family is apparently not sure how much longer they will remain on their lavish estate – and with the Great Depression looming, maintaining the family home will only get more difficult. The rest of the trailer reportedly shows the family getting ready for the royal visit, including drafting retired butler Carson to help prepare for the big event.
Which original cast members are returning? Downton Abbey Downton Abbey Downton Abbey Downton Abbey Downton Abbey That includes Hugh Bonneville as Lord Grantham, Elizabeth McGovern and Lady Grantham, Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary, Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith, Jim Carter as Carson, Joanna Froggatt as Anna Bates, Robert James-Collier as Thomas Barrow, and Allen Leech as Tom Branson. Even Dame Maggie Smith is back as the acid-tongued Dowager Countess, despite her initial reluctance to reprise her role.
Joining the Crawley family saga for the first time will be Tuppence Middleton, who will play a character named Lucy, according to IMDB, and Imelda Staunton as Lady Bagshaw. Stephen Campbell Moore, David Haig, Kate Phillips, and Geraldine James also have new additions to the cast.
Lily James, who played Rose in the TV series, will not be back for the movie. And Matthew Goode, who plays Lady Mary's husband Henry Talbot, has said he has only a small role at the end of the film. ” class=”wp-image-1086044″/>
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