The crew of the hit British period drama series is hinting that a big-screen adaptation might be a reality.
As the Downton Abbey series comes to an end, the executive producer of the series is telling the fans? series that having a as a follow-up to the end might be a possibility.
Producer Gareth Neame noted that there are more stories to be created for the series to become a movie due to its rich story background. Though there are still no scripts or plans for a movie yet, Neame explained that creating a Downton Abbey movie is still a ?wonderful thing? and it could make it as a big-screen theatrical release.
Though Neame said that Downton Abbey needs to end while the series is still popular and highly acclaimed. Downton Abbey series is set in the fictional Yorkshire estate of Downton Abbey during the post-Edwardian era that focuses on the lives of aristocratic Crawly family as great historical events such as the sinking of the RMS Titanic, World War I, the formation of the Free Irish State and the Teapot Dome scandal that made an impact in their lives as well as to the British social hierarchy.
The series made a premiere in United Kindgom on September of 2010 and in the United States in January of 2011. The sixth and final series of Downton Abbey was confirmed last March and is slated for a September release with eight episodes including a Christmas special episode as its final episode. The show has received numerous nominations and awards from its 5 series stretch, including Best Drama, Best Miniseries, and Outstanding Music Composition from large awarding bodies from the likes of the Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Downton Abbey stars Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Laura Carmichael and Jim Carter, and is directed by Brian Percival