CNN is reporting that the Downton Abbey movie is happening.
The news broke on the Downton Abbey Twitter page. Production of the film is slated to start this summer.
According to The Guardian the script will be written by Julian Fellowes, the show’s creator. “The Book Thief’s” will Brian Percival direct the film and Universal Studios set to distribute. During the series’ run, “Downton Abbey” garnered three Golden Globes, 15 Emmys, and a special BAFTA.