He'll get started writing the new movie after his current projects!

'Downton Abbey 2' Is Happening! Creator Julian Fellowes Has Confirmed A Sequel

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes has confirmed a movie sequel!

Downton Abbey creator and writer Julian Fellowes has confirmed that there will really be a sequel to the wildly successful movie that came out in September 2019. 

A second Downton Abbey movie is actually in the works! The show's creator and writer Julian Fellowes confirmed the news when he appeared on stage at the TCA's winter press tour.

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Fellowes was at the event to promote his upcoming ITV drama Belgravia, but questions regarding Downton Abbey did - naturally - come up as well, since the first movie was a huge success with moviegoers all over the world, making over $160 million at the box office.

The cast of the Downton Abbey movie on the red carpet with Julian Fellowes.

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is ready for a sequel!

While speaking to the press at the TCA event, Julian Fellowes revealed that he is still busy writing the upcoming HBO drama The Gilded Age and that he will start work on the Downton Abbey sequel as soon as he is done.

The first Downton Abbey movie saw Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Joanne Froggatt, Elizabeth McGovern and Dame Maggie Smith all reprising their legendary roles from the TV show in the film.

We sure are excited about he sequel and hope we get to see the original cast again! Until then, Fellowes' new show Belgravia is set to premiere on ITV in the UK and on Epix in the US in 2020!