Welcome back to Downton. With stunning revelations, glamorous journeys, and the arrival of the Jazz Age, DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA will be the Crawleys' biggest adventure yet as they grapple with their future and new intrigue about the past. The original principal cast of Downton Abbey will all once again return for the second film. In the sequel they will be joined by Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West. The film's screenplay is written by "Downton Abbey" creator and Academy Award winner Julian Fellowes, who produces once again with Emmy and BAFTA Award winner Gareth Neame and Emmy Award winner Liz Trubridge. The film is directed by Emmy and BAFTA nominated director Simon Curtis.