‘Downton Abbey’ Prequel in the Works

"Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes says he's planning a prequel to the hit British series, according to the BBC. There's much more to explore in the relationship between the Earl and Countess of Grantham, the characters played by Hugh Bonneville and Elizabeth McGovern, and Fellowes is writing a prequel about how they first met. "I […]

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British TV Hit ‘Downton Abbey’ a U.S. Success

LOS ANGELES - Julian Fellowes knows how to make himself at home in English country estates, both upstairs and down. The writer won an Academy Award for the Robert Altman-directed "Gosford Park" (2001), about murder and secrets among the gentry and servants at a stately home. His TV series "Downton Abbey," starring another magnificent mansion […]

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