Downton Abbey 2 Release Date: Is Tom Branson in Downton Abbey 2?

Downton Abbey: A New Era is the follow-up to the immensely successful 2019 Downton Abbey film, which was itself a spin-off from the iconic television series. Downton Abbey 2?

Fans will be pleased to learn that Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, and Elizabeth McGovern will all reprise their roles in the Downton Abbey sequel. In addition, there are a slew of new cast members, including Dominic West.

Filming began in 2021, and Dominic West has expressed his apprehension about joining the ensemble.

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“It’s extremely daunting coming onto a show that’s been going for so long that’s such a great phenomenon and such a big success,” he stated on Downton Abbey: The Official of Downton Abbey  Season 2

Cast of Downton Abbey  Season 2

  • Robert Crawley is played by Hugh Bonneville.
  • Lady Rosamund Painswick is played by Samantha Bond.
  • Edith Pelham, Marchioness of Hexham is played by Laura Carmichael.
  • Charles Carson is played by Jim Carter.
  • Phyllis Baxter is played by Raquel Cassidy.
  • Albert Mason is played by Paul Copley.
  • George Murray is played by Jonathan Coy.
  • Brendan Coyle in the role of John Bates
  • Hugh Dancy in the role of Jack Barber
  • Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery)
  • Joseph Molesley is played by Kevin Doyle.
  • Andy Parker is played by Michael Fox.
  • Anna Bates is played by Joanne Froggatt.
  • Thomas Barrow is played by Robert James-Collier.
  • Herbert is played by Harry Hadden-Paton.

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What Will be the Plot of Downton Abbey 2?

The plot of the film is a mystery, but we do know that Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey, wrote the script.

Meanwhile, Simon Curtis, the director of Goodbye Christopher Robin, will be in charge this time (Michael Engler directed the first film).

While nothing has been confirmed, the official announcement hints that the second Downton Abbey film will be set around the holidays, which would be appropriate considering the premiere date.

“There’s no place like home for the holidays,” said Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawski in a statement. “We can’t imagine a finer gift than getting to reunite with Julian.

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Gareth [Neame], and the entire Downton family in 2021 to bring the Crawley’s back home for their fans.” Downton Abbey 2 feels like an early Christmas present for fans of the series.

Whether the Crawleys will be decking the halls when they return to the big screen this December.

When Will the Second Season of Downton Abbey Be Released?

“After a very challenging year with so many of us separated from family and friends, it is a huge comfort to think that better times are ahead and that next Christmas we will be reunited with the much-beloved characters of Downton Abbey,” said Garreth Neame, the film’s producer, in a statement in April 2021.

The film’s release date was moved back to March 2022 in July 2021, but it was put back again in January 2022.

Downton Abbey will be released on May 20 in the United States, and a month earlier on April 29 in the United Kingdom.


Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey, has penned the screenplay for the picture, which will be produced by Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge, and directed by Simon Curtis.

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Is Tom Branson returning for Season 2 of Downton Abbey?

Allan Leech will reprise his role as Tom Branson, as seen in the trailer, and will be joined by Tuppence Middleton, a newbie to the Emmy-winning programme. Middleton will play Lucy Smith, his new wife.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the second season of Downton Abbey available on Netflix?

Yes! Downton Abbey wasn’t available on Netflix for a time because it was available on other platforms, but the complete series is now available on the platform in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

Is Downton Abbey available on Netflix?

Several films will be pulled from Netflix in May 2022! The whole list of titles that will be withdrawn has been disclosed by the streaming service.

Where can I get all of Downton Abbey’s seasons for free?

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming platform, now has all six seasons of Downton Abbey available to watch. Even better news: the show is completely free to watch! Peacock’s free ad-supported tier has the series available to view.

Is There a Downton Abbey: Trailer?

Yes! The entire teaser for Downton Abbey: A New Era was released on Tuesday, Feb. 15, and depicts the Abbey in chaos after Lady Mary’s permission to utilize the historic building as a film set was granted.

Meanwhile, a few members of the family fly to the south of France to learn more about Violet Crawley’s newly-inherited villa’s’mysterious past.’ The following is a link to the trailer:

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