Fans are going crazy, too!
It's been quite the rush learning the Downton Abbey movie is officially happening. Filming will kick off this summer, and since the good news broke, social media has been brimming with chatter about the film. According to a press release cited by Country Living, the "original principal cast" is set to star in the film.
Here are a few of our favorite reactions to the Downton Abbey movie, from the superstar fans to the cast members themselves:
"The secret’s out... Thrilled to announce that #DowntonAbbey is coming to the big screen," wrote Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary Crawley, on instagram.
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Meanwhile, Joanne Froggatt, who plays Anna Bates, took to instagram to share "Are you as excited as us about the Downton movie?!" beside a playful photo. Yes, yes we are.
Some fun tweets to round out the internet's glee at the development? We've got you covered:
Now, if you'll excuse us, we think it's high time we review the Grantham and Crawley family tree to brush up on our favorite fictional British family.